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Key modern architects : 50 short histories of modern architecture

Author: Andrew Higgott
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Combining the clarity and accessibility of a textbook with in-depth reading and a critical approach, Key Modern Architects provides an invaluable resource for both the classroom and for independent study in architectural and art history"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Higgott
ISBN: 9781474265041 1474265049 9781474265034 1474265030
OCLC Number: 1006532122
Description: v, 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1.Louis Sullivan --
2.Otto Wagner --
3.Adolf Loos --
4.Peter Behrens --
5.Auguste Perret --
6.Frank Lloyd Wright --
7.Antonio Sant'Elia/Futurism --
8.Bruno Taut --
9.Erich Mendelsohn --
10.Walter Gropius --
11.Theo Van Doesburg and De Stijl --
12.El Lissitzky/Constructivism --
13.Konstantin Melnikov --
14.Hannes Meyer --
15.Laszlo Moholy-Nagy --
16.Grete Schutte-Lihotzky --
17.Rudolph Schindler --
18.Le Corbusier --
19.Mies van der Rohe --
20.Hans Scharoun --
21.Eileen Gray --
22.Gunnar Asplund --
23.Alvar Aalto --
24.Oscar Niemeyer --
25.Buckminster Fuller --
26.Charles and Ray Eames --
27.Louis Kahn --
28.Aldo Van Eyck --
29.Alison and Peter Smithson --
30.Kenzo Tange --
31.Lina Bo Bardi --
32.Carlo Scarpa --
33.James Stirling --
34.Archigram --
35.Cedric Price --
36.Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown --
37.Aldo Rossi --
38.Geoffrey Bawa --
39.Balkrishna Doshi --
40.Richard Meier --
41.Norman Foster --
42.Alvaro Siza --
43.Rem Koolhaas/OMA --
44.Daniel Libeskind --
45.Frank Gehry --
46.Zaha Hadid --
47.Tadao Ando --
48.Herzog and De Meuron --
49.Peter Zumthor --
50.Kengo Kuma.
Other Titles: 50 short histories of modern architecture
Fifty short histories of modern architecture
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