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The Modern Architecture Symposia, 1962--1966: A Critical Edition (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 0300209959 / ISBN 13: 9780300209952
Edité par Yale University Press, United States, 2015
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Language: English . Brand New Book. In a series of three symposia at Columbia University in the 1960s, leading scholars and critics gathered to re-examine the architecture of the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s and assess its scope and significance anew. Chaired by Henry-Russell Hitchcock with the support of Philip Johnson, the Modern Architecture Symposia marked a pivotal moment in the reappraisal of early modern architecture and its historiography during the late modern period. This book contains the symposia s formal papers and informal conversations, the majority unpublished and presented for the first time as a group, and offers new insight into the architects, ideologies, stylistic influences, and geographic variation that informed modern architectural production in the early 20th century. Additionally, the discussions it captures between symposia participants-many of whom were considered to be foremost among European and American architectural historians of the period-reveal emerging methodological debates that would reshape the dominant narrative during the late modern and postmodern period. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780300209952

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Titre : The Modern Architecture Symposia, 1962--1966...

Éditeur : Yale University Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2015

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

Edition : Critical.

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In a series of three symposia at Columbia University in the 1960s, leading scholars and critics gathered to re-examine the architecture of the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s and assess its scope and significance anew. Chaired by Henry-Russell Hitchcock with the support of Philip Johnson, the Modern Architecture Symposia marked a pivotal moment in the reappraisal of early modern architecture and its historiography during the late modern period. This book contains the symposia's formal papers and informal conversations, the majority unpublished and presented for the first time as a group, and offers new insight into the architects, ideologies, stylistic influences, and geographic variation that informed modern architectural production in the early 20th century. Additionally, the discussions it captures between symposia participants—many of whom were considered to be foremost among European and American architectural historians of the period—reveal emerging methodological debates that would reshape the dominant narrative during the late modern and postmodern period. 

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This critical edition of the Modern Architecture Symposia, held at Columbia University in the 1960s, presents the collected proceedings of these conferences, which brought together leading scholars to reassess the history of early modern architecture.

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