Architecture and Design in Europe and America, 1750-2000

ISBN-10: 1405115319

ISBN-13: 9781405115315

Edition: 2006 (Revised)

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Surveying the history of European and American architecture and design using both historical and contemporary sources, this text brings together significant scholarship on the subject, creating a new canon for teaching purposes by introducing a thematic approach.
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Book details

List price: $65.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/7/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Series Editor's Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Classifying Knowledge
The Architectural Plates from the "Encyclopedie"
The Plates of the Encyclopedia
From The Archaeology of Knowledge
Knowledge, Taste, and Sublimity, c.1750-1830
Introduction
Palladian Permeation: The Villa
The Country House: Form, Function and Meaning
Plans and Elevations for the Villa of Lord Mansfield at Kenwood
From The Royal Academy Lectures on Architecture
From A Description of the Villa
Thomas Jefferson
From A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful
On Architecture and Buildings
From An Analytical Inquiry into the Principles of Taste
Iconography and Landscape
The Plans and Elevations of John Nash
Architecture, Essay on Art
The Sphere: Reading a Gender Metaphor in the Architecture of Modern Cults of Identity
Karl Friedrich Schinkel
Reading Architectural Herstories: The Disourses of Gender
Urbanism, Reform, and Revival, c.1830-1910
Introduction
An Apology for the Revival of Christian Architecture in England
Architecture in the Nineteenth Century: Importance of Method
From Science, Industry and Art
The Nature of Gothic
The Revival of Architecture
Some Recent Designs by Mr. C. F. A. Voysey
Style
Ornament in Architecture
The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered
Plasticity
The Nature of Materials
Women and Architecture
The Programmes of the Architectural Section of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts
Adler and Sullivan at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago
Public Parks and the Enlargement of Towns
Paris: Building a European Capital under the Second Empire
Garden Cities of Tomorrow
Modern Systems
Construction
Architecture For Tomorrow, c.1910-2000
Introduction
Ornament and Crime
Architecture
Manifesto of Futurist Architecture
The Turbine Hall of the AEG
The State of German Architecture
Programme of the Staatliche Bauhaus in Weimar
Letter to the Younger Generation
Space (Architecture)
Where Do We Stand?
The Problem of a New Architecture
The Creative Spirit of the World Crisis
Solved Problems: A Demand on our Building Methods
Explanation of the Educational Program
Report of the De Stijl Group
From Towards a New Architecture
Architecture in Everything, City Planning in Everything
On Discovering Gaudi's Architecture
The Split Wall: Domestic Voyeurism
Nine Points on Monumentality
Monumentality
Reaffirmation of the Aims of CIAM
Functionalism and Technology
The Death of Modern Architecture
Towards a Critical Regionalism: Six Points for an Architecture of Resistance
The Pleasure of Architecture
Scale and Span in a Global Digital World
Bibliography
Index
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