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A penetrating analysis of the modern architectural tradition and its origins.
This third edition of Curtis's classic guide to 20th-century architecture has been revised and expanded, with seven entirely new chapters and extended coverage of recent world architecture.
Contains 42 chapters and more than 800 illustrations, with fully updated bibliography and notes.
Curtis's masterly analysis brings together technical, economic, social and intellectual developments and adds fresh commentary on regional identity.
Essential reading for an understanding of modern architecture.
Since its first publication in 1982, Modern Architecture Since 1900 has become established as a contemporary classic. Worldwide in scope, it combines a clear historical outline with masterly analysis and interpretation. Technical, economic, social and intellectual developments are brought together in a comprehensive narrative which provides a setting for the detailed examination of buildings. Throughout the book the author's focus is on the individual architect, and on the qualities that give outstanding buildings their lasting value.
For the third edition, the text has been radically revised and expanded, incorporating much new material and a fresh appreciation of regional identity and variety. Seven chapters are entirely new, including expanded coverage of recent world architecture.
Described by James Ackerman of Harvard University as 'immeasurably the finest work covering this field in existence', this book presents a penetrating analysis of the modern tradition and its origins, tracing the creative interaction between old and new that has generated such an astonishing richness of architectural forms across the world and throughout the century.
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