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andlt;Pandgt;First published in 1960, Theory and Design in the First Machine Age has become required reading in numerous courses on the history of modern architecture and is widely regarded as one of the definitive books on the modern movement. It has influenced a generation of students and critics interested in the formation of attitudes, themes, and forms which were characteristic of artists and architects working primarily in Europe between 1900 and 1930 under the compulsion of new technological developments in the first machine age.andlt;/Pandgt;

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One of the major keys to any discussion of the current state of architecture is Banham's important book, Theory and Design in the First Machine Age. It is a wonderful and perverse book..

Synopsis:

First published in 1960, Theory and Design in the First Machine Age has become required reading in numerous courses on the history of modern architecture and is widely regarded as one of the definitive books on the modern movement. It has influenced a generation of students and critics interested in the formation of attitudes, themes, and forms which were characteristic of artists and architects working primarily in Europe between 1900 and 1930 under the compulsion of new technological developments in the first machine age.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262520584
Author:
Banham, Reyner
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Architecture - Specific Styles
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Architecture, modern
Subject:
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
History - Specific Styles
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / General
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Theory and Design in the First Machine Age
Series Volume:
v. 40
Publication Date:
19800725
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
137 band#38;w illus.
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , One of the major keys to any discussion of the current state of architecture is Banham's important book, Theory and Design in the First Machine Age. It is a wonderful and perverse book..
"Synopsis" by , First published in 1960, Theory and Design in the First Machine Age has become required reading in numerous courses on the history of modern architecture and is widely regarded as one of the definitive books on the modern movement. It has influenced a generation of students and critics interested in the formation of attitudes, themes, and forms which were characteristic of artists and architects working primarily in Europe between 1900 and 1930 under the compulsion of new technological developments in the first machine age.
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