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Twentieth-century Architecture / Dennis P. Doordan

£9.99

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Publication date: 2001. Condition: Very good. The dust jacket is in very good condition with a little edge wear and slight indentations. Internally the book is in very good condition - clean, tight and unmarked. Content: In this exciting new survey of 20th-century architecture, Dennis Doordan selects significant moments from modern architecture and unravels the political, social, and technological strands that make up its history. Identifying key themes such as the nature of domestic space, the design of places of work (factories and offices) and recreation (cinema and sports), the author not only describes buildings but also includes the evolution of design tools and their impact on architectural design. Doordan provides an account of the multiple perceptions of the present and future as seen by 20th-century architects ranging from well-known names such as Le Corbusier, Norman Foster and Frank Lloyd Wright to lesser-known architects such as Geoffrey Bawa, Zaha Hadid, and Alison and Peter Smithson.

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Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21 x 26 x 2.5 cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1856692345
ISBN-13:
9781856692342
Number of pages:
304
Publisher:
Laurence King

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Publication date: 2001. Condition: Very good. The dust jacket is in very good condition with a little edge wear and slight indentations. Internally the book is in very good condition - clean, tight and unmarked. Content: In this exciting new survey of 20th-century architecture, Dennis Doordan selects significant moments from modern architecture and unravels the political, social, and technological strands that make up its history. Identifying key themes such as the nature of domestic space, the design of places of work (factories and offices) and recreation (cinema and sports), the author not only describes buildings but also includes the evolution of design tools and their impact on architectural design. Doordan provides an account of the multiple perceptions of the present and future as seen by 20th-century architects ranging from well-known names such as Le Corbusier, Norman Foster and Frank Lloyd Wright to lesser-known architects such as Geoffrey Bawa, Zaha Hadid, and Alison and Peter Smithson.

Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21 x 26 x 2.5 cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1856692345
ISBN-13:
9781856692342
Number of pages:
304
Publisher:
Laurence King

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