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By Elie G. Haddad,David Rifkind

ISBN-10: 140943981X

ISBN-13: 9781409439813

ISBN-10: 1472429370

ISBN-13: 9781472429377

1960, following because it did the final CIAM assembly, signalled a turning aspect for the fashionable move. From then on, structure was once stimulated by way of seminal texts via Aldo Rossi and Robert Venturi, and gave upward push to the 1st revisionary circulation following Modernism. Bringing jointly prime specialists within the box, this publication presents a complete, severe assessment of the advancements in structure from 1960 to 2010. It involves elements: the 1st part delivering a presentation of significant pursuits in structure after 1960, and the second one, a geographic survey that covers a variety of territories around the globe. This booklet not just displays different views of its a variety of authors, but in addition charts a center direction among the 'aesthetic' histories that learn structure completely when it comes to its formal points, and the extra 'ideological' histories that topic it to a critique that regularly skirts the dialogue of its formal aspects.

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