Welcome to our online store!
You have no items in your basket.
Close
Filters
Search

The History of Architecture: From the Avant-Garde Towards the Present

Author/EditorPuglisi, Luigi Prestinenza (Author)
Publisher: DOM Publishers
ISBN: 9783869227139
Pub Date01/07/2019
BindingPaperback
Pages500
Dimensions (mm)230(h) * 210(w)
Organised chronologically, this volume analyses the dynamics, convergences, and ideological clashes that have given life to the most significant movements of the twentieth century and today to the season of recent phantasmagoric buildings of the so-called Star System.
¥4,887
excluding shipping
Availability: 123 In Stock
+ -

What exactly gave rise to the phantasmagoric buildings of starchitects such as Zaha Hadid? How did interactions between artists and architects affect architectural production during the twentieth century? Which exhibitions and publications have had a lasting influence over the last century?

This concise volume chronicles the movements and trends in architecture over the past 120 years. Written
as a narrative but split into succinct sections, it makes for clear and compelling reading. In his pithy and personal style, the Rome-based critic and architectural historian Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi explores the events and motivations that have driven the work of leading architects from Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Kahn, to Rem Koolhaas and Kazuyo Sejima.

With over 500 illustrations and a comprehensive list of practitioners, this insightful chronicle is both visually - appealing and easy to navigate. It covers buildings from across the globe and details projects by contemporary architects, bringing readers fully up to date.


What exactly gave rise to the phantasmagoric buildings of starchitects such as Zaha Hadid? How did interactions between artists and architects affect architectural production during the twentieth century? Which exhibitions and publications have had a lasting influence over the last century?

This concise volume chronicles the movements and trends in architecture over the past 120 years. Written
as a narrative but split into succinct sections, it makes for clear and compelling reading. In his pithy and personal style, the Rome-based critic and architectural historian Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi explores the events and motivations that have driven the work of leading architects from Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Kahn, to Rem Koolhaas and Kazuyo Sejima.

With over 500 illustrations and a comprehensive list of practitioners, this insightful chronicle is both visually - appealing and easy to navigate. It covers buildings from across the globe and details projects by contemporary architects, bringing readers fully up to date.


Write your own review
  • Only registered users can write reviews
*
*
Bad
Excellent
*
*
*
Customers who bought this item also bought

Pre-Fab Living

9780500343487
Friedman, Avi
From cabins to containers, this international overview showcases a new generation of innovative homes that save space, are kinder to the planet and cost less to build.
¥5,090
excluding shipping

A New History of Modern Architecture

9781786270573
Davies, Colin
Combining a fascinating, thought-provoking and - above all - readable text with over 800 photographs, plans and sections, this exciting new reading of modern architecture is a must for students and architecture enthusiasts alike.
¥7,127
excluding shipping
Close
)
CLOSE