Modern movement heritageOther(s) author(s) : Cunningham, Allen, [editore] ; Maxwell, Robert, [hitzaurregile]Language : EnglishLondon : E. & F.N. Spon, 1998180 orrialde : zuri-beltzeko irudiak ; 25 cm(Ikus) Testua: bitartekorik gabeISBN : 0-419-23230-3.Architecture | City planningFragment
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Testuak: Kohn Allan, Cécile Briolle, Agnès Cailliau, Maristella Casciato, Allen Cunningham, Marco D'Agostini, Cristiana Marcosano Dell'Erba, Patrick Devanthéry, András Ferkai, Stefan Hecker, Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen, Neil Jackson, Dennis K. Johnson, Wessel de Jonge, Stephen J. Kelly, Marieke Kuipers, Inès Lamunière, Robert G. Lemon, Aline Leroy, Robert Maxwell, John McAslan, Christian F. Müller, Tapani Mustonen, Theodore H.M. Prudon, Nina Rappaport, Jacues Repiquet, Hugo Segawa.
In the twentieth century, architecture, urban planning and landscape during a brief, exhilarating and unique period were transformedin parallel with the theory of relativity, cubism and abstraction in art, twelve tone music, scientific method, rational philosophy, economic and social theory, medical science and industrialism. Modern architecturewas a cultural imperative which expressed innovative ideas, the early buildings retaining their potency to this day. It is as much the spirit which generated these forms as the forms themselves which represent a crucial ingredient of our intellectual heritage. [...]
[...] "Modern Movement Heritage" consists of nineteen chapters emanating from authors in eleven countries divided into three parts. Conjectures and Refutations, Strategies and Policies, and Case Studies; these are illustrated with 160 images. The Preface and introduction by Robert Maxwell and Allen Cunningham provide an overview of the Modern Movement, it's intellectual shortcomings, and its cultural significance.