Modernism and modernization in architecture

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Academy Editions, Mar 23, 1999 - Architecture - 128 pages
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This book charts the history of modernism and its resurgence as an influential force that is cutting across disciplines to affect the international design world and the built environment. It captures the new mood of today's modernism in a series of thought-provoking essays that cover the fertile ground between architecture, fashion, and politics, while also embracing a broad cross-section of influential architects, from Le Corbusier to Rem Koolhaas.

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Contents

Introduction Helen Castle
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Statements John Battle Tyler Brule Terence Conran Use Crawford IKEA Richard Rogers
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Essays
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About the author (1999)

Deborah Gans is a partner in Gans & Jelacic an award winning firm in the fields of architectural, industrial and urban design. She is currently an associate professor at Pratt Institute where she has served as departmental chairman. She has taught at numerous institutions including Yale University and The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies.

Claire Weisz is partner in firm Weisz +Yoes an award winning firm in the fields of architecture and urban design. She is the co-director of The Design Trust for Public Space in New York City, an organisation whose work has influenced public policy and urban design in that city. She has taught in the architecture department of Pratt Institute and the urban design program of Columbia University among other institutions.

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