From a Cause to a Style Modernist Architecture's Encounter with the American City

ISBN-10: 0691129576
ISBN-13: 9780691129570
Edition: 2007
Authors: Nathan Glazer
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 3/12/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

'From a Cause to a Style' reflects a disappointment with modernism and urban design and its impact on the city and in particular the American city.

Nathan Glazer is Professor of Education and Sociology, Emeritus, at Harvard University.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Public Face of Architecture
Building for the Public: What Has Gone Wrong?
The Prince, the People, and the Architects
"Subverting the Context": Olmsted's Parks and Serra's Sculpture
Monuments in an Age without Heroes
Modernism and Classicism on the National Mall
Daniel P. Moynihan and Federal Architecture
The New York Case
What Happened in East Harlem
Amenity in New York City
Planning for New York City: Is It Possible?
The Professions: From Social Vision to Postmodernism
What Has Happened to the City Planner?
The Social Agenda of Architecture
Index

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