Architecture in the twentieth century

by Peter Gössel

Publisher: Taschen in Köln

Written in English
Cover of: Architecture in the twentieth century | Peter Gössel
Published: Pages: 432 Downloads: 458
Share This

Subjects:

  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Gössel, Gabriele Leuthäuser.
ContributionsLeuthäuser, Gabriele, 1950-
The Physical Object
Pagination432 p. :
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22138751M
ISBN 103822805505

Book Description. Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture presents a communicable and useful definition of organic architecture that reaches beyond constraints. The book focuses on the works and writings of architects in Nordic countries, such as Sigurd Lewerentz, Jørn Utzon, Sverre Fehn and the Aaltos (Aino, Elissa and Alvar), among others. Modern architecture, or modernist architecture, was based upon new and innovative technologies of construction, particularly the use of glass, steel and reinforced concrete; the idea that form should follow function (functionalism); an embrace of minimalism; and a rejection of ornament. It emerged in the first half of the 20th century and became dominant after World War II until the s Country: International.   The oral history of modern architecture: interviews with the greatest architects of the twentieth century Item Preview add to the personal and conversational nature of the book The Oral History of Modern Architecture opens with an introduction to the modern movement. We then hear the architects themselves as they discuss the impact of Pages: Stanford Anderson's long-awaited study of the great architect and designer Peter Behrens' contribution to the visual culture of the twentieth century. Most histories of twentieth-century architecture cite Peter Behrens' influence on three of his protégés—Walter Gropius, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Le Corbusier—and mention the turbine factory and arc lamp he designed for the German.

  Gibbs' Book of Architecture: An Eighteenth-Century Classic One of England's most respected and influential architects, James Gibbs was born in Scotland, studied in Rome, and left a legacy of design the world will treasure : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.   Mid-Century modern is an architectural, interior, product and graphic design that generally describes midth-century developments in modern design, architecture and urban development from roughly to The term, employed as a style descriptor as early as the mids, was reaffirmed in by Cara Greenberg in the title of her book, Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the s .   Claire Zimmerman Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, , pp., b/w illus. $35 (paper), ISBN Architectural scholar Claire Zimmerman, author of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe () and coeditor of Neo-avant-garde and Postmodern: Postwar Architecture in Britain and Beyond (), has written another important book Cited by: 1. A twentieth-century French architect and city planner known for designing buildings with unusual curves and unconventional shapes. -organized the first exhibit of modern architecture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and published a book, "The International Style" with Henry-Russell Hitchcock; glass house -Also a style of.

  The architectural, interior, product, and graphic design developed during the midth century, from approximately to , has generated a wealth of books. Here are 10 favorites, including an overview of the houses designed by architects Eliel and Eero Saarinen and a survey of the work of California designers Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman.

Architecture in the twentieth century by Peter Gössel Download PDF EPUB FB2

First and foremost, this book is published by the German publishing company, Taschen. As a rule, if it is a Taschen architectural book it is going to be of very high quality and reasonably priced. This book proves the rule. It's a knock out.

As the title would suggest, this book is a survey of architecutre in the Twentieth Century.4/4(9). First and foremost, this book is published by the German publishing company, Taschen. As a rule, if it is a Taschen architectural book it is going to be of very high quality and reasonably priced.

This book proves the rule. It's a knock out. As the title would suggest, this book is a survey of architecutre in the Twentieth Century.4/5(11). Much of architecture's artistic sensiblity accompanied Peter Gossel and Gabriele Leuthauser chronicle the development of twentieth century architecture.

Backing up to the year to show how the industrial age prepared the world for twentieth century modernism, the authors take readers through every year from the production of iron to the /5.

"TASCHEN’s latest coffee-table offering, Architecture in the 20th Century rounds up the greatest grand designs from the big names such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Richard Neutra, with colourful photos, plans and drawings. It’s an early entry on GDM’s Christmas wish list."Category: Books > Architecture & Design.

The Millenial edition of Twentieth Century Architecture: A Visual History adheres to the original book's aim: to chart chronologically the development, strength, diversity and complexity of modern architecture. In attempting to provide a record of the twentieth century's architecture, author Dennis Sharp has purposely chosen examples which have had some generic importance or have played some /5(2).

"At a hefty pages, 20th Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas takes a truly global and remarkably comprehensive look at projects constructed between - "— Architectural Digest "This book is an atlas but it's also a snapshot: the 20th century as seen from British Architecture Twentieth Century Architecture: Volume Oxford and Cambridge Harwood, E editor; Powers, Alan; Saumarez Smith, Otto.

Get this from a library. Architecture in the twentieth century. [Peter Gössel; Gabriele Leuthäuser] -- This revised edition of "20th Century Architecture" extends its coverage up untiland includes more colour photographs, more architect biographies, and new chapters on deconstructivism and the.

A showcase of Britain's most extraordinary gardens and landscapes from the twentieth century to present day. 20th-Century Gardens and Landscapes highlights the evolution of gardens and landscapes over the past century, tracing how these distinctive creations complemented buildings of their period.

Entries in this book are grouped in chronological periods, documenting changing styles and. Architecture illustrates the history of the twentieth century and the buildings and structures to be found in this book symbolize the diversity and scope of twentieth-century life, covering the political, industrial, environmental and traditional influences on modern building.

Read this book on Questia. In the early part of the century, covering the years before and immediately after the First World War, it was possible in studying contemporary architecture to consider together buildings designed for different purposes, the reason being that they were often designed in a similar manner and clothed in the same style, and their function was accordingly not reflected.

Get this from a library. Architecture in the twentieth century. [Peter Gössel; Gabriele Leuthäuser] -- The ultimate architectural reference work (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) This is the be-all-end-all reference work for architecture in the 20th century.

From Frank Lloyd Wright to Gaudi. “Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century” Book Release. Claire Zimmerman, Associate Professor of History of Art and the Coordinator of Doctoral Studies in Architecture at the Taubman College, has written a book titled, Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century (University of Minnesota Press, ) on how photography shaped modern architecture.

The Most Important Buildings of the 20th Century Pritzker Prize–winning architect Thom Mayne made it his mission to compile the definitive list. "The Millenial edition of Twentieth Century Architecture: A Visual History adheres to the original book's aim: to chart chronologically the development, strength, diversity and complexity of modern architecture/5.

By design, modern architecture defies definition. In the early 20th century, it marked a departure from the rigid rules of classical architecture allowing form to follow function and aesthetics to. It altered both subject and reception, as architecture in the twentieth century was enlisted as a form of mass communication.

Claire Zimmerman reveals how photography profoundly influenced architectural design in the past century, playing an instrumental role in the evolution of modern architecture.

Most histories of twentieth-century architecture cite Peter Behrens' influence on three of his protégés—Walter Gropius, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Le Corbusier—and mention the turbine factory and arc lamp he designed for the German electrical firm AEG. Now Behrens' full contribution to the history of twentieth-century architecture is finally told, in Stanford Anderson's.

Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century Book Description: One hundred years ago, architects found in the medium of photography-so good at representing a building's lines and planes-a necessary way to promote their practices.

Twentieth Century Architecture: A Visual History - Ebook written by Dennis Sharp. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Twentieth Century Architecture: A Visual History.5/5(2).

A history of the twentieth-century house is also, therefore, to some extent a history of the leading ideas of the century’s architecture: the scope is enormous, and this book is intended to be inclusive but not : Abbeville Publishing Group.

Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture is an indispensable reference book for the scholar, student, architect or layman interested in the architects who initiated, developed, or advanced modern architecture.

The book is amply illustrated and features the most prominent and influential people in 20th-century modernist architecture including. Frank Lloyd Wright said that all architecture is organic, and the Art Nouveau architects of the early 20th century incorporated curving, plant-like shapes into their designs.

But in the later 20th century, Modernist architects took the concept of organic architecture to new heights. The twentieth century was the most destructive in human history, but from its vast landscapes of ruins was born a new architectural type: the cultural monument.

In the wake of World War I, an international movement arose which aimed to protect architectural monuments in large numbers, and regardless of style, hoping not only to keep them safe from future conflicts, but also to make them worthy.

Mid Century Modern Architecture’s Drastic Break with Tradition In when Williams and Sinatra met, the “modern style” was just getting started.

Most historians put its reign in the United States from to the early s, but architects like Louis Sullivan and, his protege Frank Lloyd Wright—as well as some notable European. Architecture illustrates the history of the twentieth century and the buildings and structures to be found in this book symbolize the diversity and scope of twentieth-century life, covering the political, industrial, environmental and traditional influences on modern building.

Customer reviews. out of 5 stars /5(6). The chapters on West Africa, meticulously researched, reveal the unique historical background to the architecture which has become synonymous with West Africa's international style.’ Ola Uduku, University of Edinburgh, UK ’This fine book fills a significant gap in.

From prehistoric paintings found in the caves of Cougnac, France, to huge photos attached to hillside dwellings in Rio de Janeiro, Graphic Design + Architecture sp years of architecture, words and symbols to show how graphics have enriched built environments in the twentieth century.

Author Richard Poulin tells the story with visuals. : Twentieth Century World Architecture () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $   Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture presents a communicable and useful definition of organic architecture that reaches beyond constraints.

The book focuses on the works and writings of architects in Nordic countries, such as Sigurd Lewerentz, Jørn Utzon, Sverre Fehn and the Aaltos (Aino, Elissa and Alvar), among : Erik Champion. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Twentieth Century Architecture: The Sixties 6 (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay!

Free shipping for many products!Art Deco: The Twentieth Century's Iconic Decorative Style from Paris, London, and Brussels to New York, Sydney, and Santa Monica Written by Arnold Schwartzman.

Arnold Schwartzman's stunning photographs of the finest examples of Art Deco from all over the world are collected here as a celebration of one of the world's most popular decorative styles.AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE, FIRST EDITION, WITH TALL FOLIO PHOTOGRAPHIC PLATES, MANY OF LANDMARK NEW YORK BUILDINGS (ARCHITECTURE) REAGAN, Oliver, editor.

American Architecture of the Twentieth Century. New York: Architectural Book Publishing, (). Six parts in two volumes.