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  1. Fashioning Vienna

    Adolf Loos's Cultural Criticism

    By Janet Stewart

    This book seeks, through an examination of the form and content of his texts, to extend our understanding of Adolf Loos and his role in the struggle to define the nature of modernity in Vienna at the turn of the nineteenth century. It makes extensive use of primary sources including archive...

    Published June 1st 2000 by Routledge

  2. Frank Lloyd Wright and Japan

    The Role of Traditional Japanese Art and Architecture in the Work of Frank Lloyd Wright

    By Kevin Nute

    This book is the first thorough account of Frank Lloyd Wright's relationship with Japan and its arts. It presents significant new information on the nature and extent of Wright's formal and philosophical debt to Japanese art and architecture. Eight primary channels of influence are examined in...

    Published April 20th 2000 by Routledge

  3. The Norman Foster Studio

    Consistency Through Diversity

    By Malcolm Quantrill

    This unique critical appraisal of the work of Foster & Partners offers a number of original revelations about the philosophy and design methods that have generated the designs and reputation of the Foster studio over the past three decades. The author begins with a distinctly personal account of...

    Published December 23rd 1999 by Taylor & Francis

  4. Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture

    A Bio-Critical Sourcebook

    By Donald Leslie Johnson, Donald Langmead

    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...

    Published April 1st 1997 by Routledge

  5. The British Building Industry since 1800

    An economic history

    By Christopher Powell

    This scholarly and well-researched study of the building industry documents the interplay of new materials and technologies, costs and the changing social and economic forces that affected the decision-making about our built environment over the last two centuries. The author provides a succinct...

    Published October 31st 1996 by Routledge

  6. Le Corbusier - An Analysis of Form

    3rd Edition

    By Geoffrey Baker

    This unique appraisal of the famous Swiss architect's major works have now been expanded to include two more buildings. The Villa Shodhan and the Pavilion Suisse round out the coverage of Le Corbusier's significant works. The author critically examines Le Corbusier's achievements helping student...

    Published October 17th 1996 by Taylor & Francis

  7. Le Corbusier - The Creative Search

    The Formative Years of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret

    By Geoffrey H. Baker

    This book is a unique analysis and explanation of Le Corbusier's early education, his travels in Europe and the East, his buildings and his Purist paintings.As one of the key architects of the twentieth century, Le Corbusier continues to excite and intrigue architects, artists and students. He...

    Published December 21st 1995 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Frank Lloyd Wright

    By Daniel Treiber

    In this monograph on the varied, remarkable and unusual work of Frank Lloyd Wright, Daniel Treiber sets out to trace the great metaphors of this original art of construction. This is an indispensable tool for anyone who wishes to find out about the architecture of the 20th century and about one of...

    Published November 23rd 1995 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Mies van der Rohe

    By Jean Louis Cohen

    The career and built works of this enigmatic and fascinating architect are carefully charted from his early work on housing design and high-rise offices in Berlin to his later and most famous work in Chicago, Detroit, Montreal and New York. Original illustrations from the architect's archives...

    Published November 9th 1995 by Taylor & Francis

  10. The Best of British Architecture 1980-2000

    By Neil Moffett

    A highly illustrated, personal review of end-of-the-century British architecture, featuring about 150 buildings and projects, grouped into ten main 'directions'....

    Published December 10th 1992 by Taylor & Francis