A Critical History of Contemporary Architecture: 1960-2010

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Asst Prof David Rifkind, Dr Elie G Haddad
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 28 mrt. 2014 - 530 pagina's
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1960, following as it did the last CIAM meeting, signalled a turning point for the Modern Movement. From then on, architecture was influenced by seminal texts by Aldo Rossi and Robert Venturi, and gave rise to the first revisionary movement following Modernism. Bringing together leading experts in the field, this book provides a comprehensive, critical overview of the developments in architecture from 1960 to 2010. It consists of two parts: the first section providing a presentation of major movements in architecture after 1960, and the second, a geographic survey that covers a wide range of territories around the world. This book not only reflects the different perspectives of its various authors, but also charts a middle course between the 'aesthetic' histories that examine architecture solely in terms of its formal aspects, and the more 'ideological' histories that subject it to a critique that often skirts the discussion of its formal aspects.
 

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Architecture of West Asia
Notes on Contributors
Modern or Contemporary Architecture circa 1959
Critique and Reaction
Modernism Redux
The Project of Radical SelfCriticism
The Impact of Sustainability
Architecture in Spain
A Natural History
Architecture in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet
Architecture and Cultural Identity
Situated Modern and the Production
Modern and Contemporary
The Architecture
Internationalism and Architecture in India after Nehru

Postcolonial Theories in Architecture
Architecture in North America since 1960
19602010
The Ordinary as Alternative
From an Architecture
19782010
Architecture in PostWorld War II Japan
Architecture in Australia and New Zealand
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