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Theories and Manifestoes of Contemporary Architecture

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ISBN-10: 0471976873

ISBN-13: 9780471976875

Edition: 1997

Authors: Charles Jencks, Karl Kropf

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List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/5/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Architectural critic and historian Charles Jencks is the author of, among many other titles, Le Corbusier and the Tragic View of Architecture (Doubleday 50M copies sold to date)., The Language of Post-Modern Architecture, and The Architecture of the Jumping Universe.

Charles Jencks was born in Baltimore in 1939 and studied under the modern architectural historians Siegfried Geidon and Reyner Banham at Harvard and the Architectural Association in London. Known for his books questioning modern architecture and defining successive movements, he now divides his time between lecturing, writing and garden-design products in the UK, Europe and USA. His own innovative work includes dramatic and award-winning landscaping project, landform, for the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. He is a trustee of the Maggie's Centres, the charity he co-founded with Maggie Keswick in 1995, which has quickly established itself as an important architectural patron,…    

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1961 Jane Jacobs The Death and Life of Great American Cities
1962 Aldo Van Eyck Team 10 Primer
1965 Christopher Alexander A City is not a Tree
1965 Christian Norberg-Schulz Intentions in Architecture
1966 Aldo Rossi The Architecture of the City
1966 Robert Venturi Complexity and Contradiction in Architecutre
1969 Charles Jencks Semiology and Architecutre
1970 Giancarlo De Carlo Architecture''s Public
1972 Charles Jencks and Nathan Silver Adhocism
1972 Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour Learning from Las Vegas
1975 Charles Jencks The Rise of Post Modern Architecture
1975 Rob Krier Urban Space
1975 Colin Rowe and Fred Koetter Collage City
1975 Joseph Rykwert Ornament is no Crime
1976 Aldo Rossi An Analogical Architecture
1977 Kisho Kurokawa Metabolism in Architecture
1977 Kent C Bloomer and Charles W Moore Body, Memory and Architecture
1978 Leon Krier Rational Architecure: The Reconstruction of the City
1978 Anthony Vidler The Third Typology
1979 Christopher Alexander The Timeless Way of Building
1980 Dolores Hayden What Would a Non-sexist City Be Like?Speculations on Housing, Urban Design and Human Work
1980 Charles Jencks Towards a Radical Eclecticism
1980 Paolo Portoghesi The End of Prohibitionism
1980 Site Notes on the Philosophy of SITE
1982 Michael Graves A Case for Figurative Architecture
1982 Oswald Mathias Ungers Architecture as Theme
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