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The Familiar and Unfamiliar in Twentieth-Century Architecture

by Jean La Marche

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • 20th century,
  • 20th Century Architecture,
  • History - Specific Styles,
  • Architecture / History,
  • History - General,
  • Architecture, Modern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9321116M
    ISBN 10025202785X
    ISBN 109780252027857

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The Familiar and the Unfamiliar in Twentieth-Century Architecture examines the work--written and built--of four seminal twentieth-century architects and firms: Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Aldo Rossi, and the partnership of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.

In approaching the history of twentieth-century Western architecture from the Cited by: 1. In approaching the history of twentieth-century Western architecture, from the perspective of the architectural subject - the person architects imagine experiencing their work - Jean La Marche reveals new insights into the ways humans are imagined in relation to architecture.

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