Modern Architecture: A Critical History
This acclaimed survey of modern architecture and its origins has become a classic since it first appeared in 1980. For the fourth edition Kenneth Frampton has added a major new section that explores the effects of globalization on architecture in recent years and examines the phenomenon of international celebrity architects who are increasingly active all over the world. The bibliography has been updated and expanded, making this volume more complete and indispensable than ever.
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Review: Modern Architecture: A Critical History (World of Art)User Review - Eric Moran - Goodreads
Fluffy, but Frampton is incredible in his historical writing. Read full review
Review: Modern Architecture: A Critical History (World of Art)User Review - Stefan Elsholtz - Goodreads
The best book I have found on modern architecture - not for the uninitiated, but those with background already will find a lot of deep insights here. Read full review