Architectural Theory: Volume II - An Anthology from 1871 to 2005

Harry Francis Mallgrave, Christina Contandriopoulos
Wiley, 4 aug. 2008 - 656 pagina's
This second volume of the landmark Architectural Theoryanthology surveys the development of architectural theory from theFranco-Prussian war of 1871 until the end of the twentieth century.The entire two volume anthology follows the full range ofarchitectural literature from classical times to presenttransformations.

  • An ambitious anthology bringing together over 300 classic andcontemporary essays that survey the key developments and trends inarchitecture
  • Spans the period from 1871 to 2005, from John Ruskin and thearts and crafts movement in Great Britain through to thedevelopment of Lingang New City, and the creation of a metropolisin the East China sea
  • Organized thematically, featuring general and sectionintroductions and headnotes to each essay written by a renownedexpert on architectural theory
  • Places the work of “starchitects” like Koolhaas,Eisenman, and Lyn alongside the work of prominent architecturalcritics, offering a balanced perspective on current debates
  • Includes many hard-to-find texts and works never previouslytranslated into English
  • Alongside Volume I: An Anthology from Vitruvius to 1870,creates a stunning overview of architectural theory from earlyantiquity to the twenty-first century

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With 326 entries, this is a broad compendium of architectural thought of the past 140 years. Two problems: traditionalism is slighted, which is expected as it still seen as "anti-modern," and many (most?) of the entries are abridged much too much. Volledige review lezen

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Harry Francis Mallgrave is Associate Professor of Historyand Theory at the Illinois Institute of Technology. His 1996 bookGottfried Semper: Architect of the Nineteenth Century wasawarded the Alice Davis Hitchcock Award by the Society ofArchitectural Historians. He is also the author of ModernArchitectural Theory 1673–1968 (2005) and the editor ofArchitectural Theory: Volume I: An Anthology From Vitruvius to1870 (Blackwell, 2006).

Christina Contandriopoulos was trained as an architect atUniversitť de Montrťal (Canada) and practicedarchitecture in Montreal and Paris. She is currently completing herPh.D Thesis at McGill University.

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