Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture

Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture

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Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture is an indispensable reference book for the scholar, student, architect or layman interested in the architects who initiated, developed, or advanced modern architecture. The book is amply illustrated and features the most prominent and influential people in 20th-century modernist architecture including Wright, Eisenman, Mies van der Rohe and Kahn. It describes the milieu in which they practiced their art and directs readers to information on the life and creative activities of these founding architects and their disciples. The profiles of individual architects include critical analysis of their major buildings and projects. Each profile is completed by a comprehensive bibliography.Prior to 1898 his architecture of varied bold forms and ornament was wrought from a variety of rather mimetic plans. The one ... That aesthetic in turn was applied to house plans derived from his schooling with Silsbee. The plans were informal, anbsp;...

Title:Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture
Author:Donald Leslie Johnson, Donald Langmead
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-13


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