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Architecture re-assembled : the use (and abuse) of history / Trevor Garnham.

By: Garnham, Trevor
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Routledge, [2013]Edition: 1st edDescription: xi, 227 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415522441 (hardback); 9780415522458 (pb); 9780203528297 (ebook)Subject(s): Architecture and history | Architecture, Modern | ARCHITECTURE / General | ARCHITECTURE / History / General | ARCHITECTURE / History / Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)DDC classification: 720.104 LOC classification: NA2543.H55 | G37 2013Other classification: ARC000000 | ARC005000 | ARC005070 Summary: "Beginning from the rise of modern history in the eighteenth century, this book examines how changing ideas in the discipline of history itself has affected architecture from the beginnings of modernity up to the present day. It reflects upon history, tradition and memory, in order to encourage and assist the reader in finding well-founded principles for architectural design. This is not simply another history of architecture, nor a 'history of histories'. Setting buildings in their contemporaneous ideas about history, it spans from Fischer von Erlach to Venturi, and beyond, to architects working in the fallout from both the Modern Movement - such as Aalto, Louis Kahn and Aldo van Eyck - and Post-modernism - such as Rafael Moneo and Peter Zumthor. This is not an armchair history but a lively discussion of our place between past and future that promotes thinking for making"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Beginning from the rise of modern history in the eighteenth century, this book examines how changing ideas in the discipline of history itself has affected architecture from the beginnings of modernity up to the present day. It reflects upon history, tradition and memory, in order to encourage and assist the reader in finding well-founded principles for architectural design. This is not simply another history of architecture, nor a 'history of histories'. Setting buildings in their contemporaneous ideas about history, it spans from Fischer von Erlach to Venturi, and beyond, to architects working in the fallout from both the Modern Movement - such as Aalto, Louis Kahn and Aldo van Eyck - and Post-modernism - such as Rafael Moneo and Peter Zumthor. This is not an armchair history but a lively discussion of our place between past and future that promotes thinking for making"--

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