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introduction to modern architecture .

James Maude Richards

introduction to modern architecture .

by James Maude Richards

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Richards, James Maude. Introduction to modern architecture. Melbourne, Baltimore, Penguin books []. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Richards, J.M. (James Maude), Sir, Introduction to modern architecture. Harmondsworth, Eng.: Penguin books,

As its title suggests, A New History of Modern Architecture is an ambitious undertaking. Its author Colin Davies (an architecture professor at London Metropolitan University) aims to adjust the canon of architectural history by recognizing Modern architecture’s inherent Western bias and introducing new chapters—literal and figural—on topics like Art Deco, the Chinese National style, and. Modern architecture, or modernist architecture, was based upon new and innovative technologies of construction, particularly the use of glass, steel and reinforced concrete; the idea that form should follow function (functionalism); an embrace of minimalism; and a rejection of ornament. It emerged in the first half of the 20th century and became dominant after World War II until the s Country: International.

Basic knowledge of architecture is recommended but not necessary. If you were already a student of architecture, this would be a way to expand and further your studies in a global context. If you are already an architect, you can learn about the fundamentals of the profession through the studies of modern architecture and be inspired for your work.   Modern Architecture History by Integral University views. Louis Sullivan by Ruchi Chourasia views. Classical Architecture by guestcf0 views. Share SlideShare. Show related SlideShares at end. WordPress Shortcode., Senior Software Engineer at TalentCircles. Published on A discussion of various post


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