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Power and style : a critique of twentieth-century architecture in the United States

Author: Robert C Twombly
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Twombly
ISBN: 0809015978 9780809015979
OCLC Number: 37349509
Description: xiii, 130 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Architects and social place --
Style and social agenda, 1890-1910 --
The skyscaper as icon, 1890-1920 --
Altering habitat: New agendas for residential design, 1900-1940 --
The social transformation of modernism, 1922 --
1940 --
Hegemonic modernism, 1940-1970s --
Modernism's failure: Public housing, 1949-1970s --
Noncommittal electicism, 1970-1990s --
At century's end.
Other Titles: Power & style
Responsibility: Robert Twombly.

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