Tracing Modernity Manifestations of the Modern in Architecture and the City
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Description: Drawing on architectural and urban history, as well as philosophy and sociology, this title traces the 'modern' project through its multifarious manifestation in order to understand contemporary culture.
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Copyright year: 2004
Publication date: 7/14/2004
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Christian Hermansen is professor and head of the Institute of Architecture, Oslo School of Architecture and Design.
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|Projecting Modern Culture: 'Aesthetic Fundamentalism' and Modern Architecture|
|Modernity and the Question of Representation|
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|'A Complete and Universal Collection': Gottfried Semper and the Great Exhibition|
|The Interior as Aesthetic Refuge: Edmond de Goncourt's La Maison d'un Artiste|
|Timely Untimeliness? Architectural Modernism and the idea of the Gesamtkunstwerk|
|Le Corbusier and the Restorative Fragment at the Swiss Pavilion|
|The Concrete Memory of Modernity: Excerpts from a Moscow Diary|
|Lidefonso Cerda and Modernity|
|'To Knock Fire out of Men' Forging Modernity in Glasgow|
|The Expressionist Utopia|
|Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project: A Prehistory of Modernity|
|Impromptus of a Great City: Siegfried Kracauer's Strassen in Berlin Und Anderswo|
|Orpheus in Hollywood: Sigfried Kracauer's Offenbach Film|