The Resource Architecture after modernism, Diane Ghirardo

Architecture after modernism, Diane Ghirardo

Label
Architecture after modernism
Title
Architecture after modernism
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ghirardo
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Since the Modern Movement began to be challenged in the late 1960s, architecture has followed a number of widely divergent paths. In this thoughtful and eloquent book, Diane Ghirardo examines the architectural world of the last quarter-century and its theories in the crucial context of social and political issues. Within a survey of a broad range of buildings, she focuses on specific 'megaprojects' as paradigms for discussion. In the realm of public space, she argues,
  • The key questions are raised by the Disney empire and its amusement parks; in domestic space, by the IBA in Berlin, with projects ranging from new structures to rehabilitation and residents' self-build. When it comes to reconfiguring the urban sphere, the megaproject is London's Docklands, the most ambitious and politically sensitive development in postwar Britain. Her text ranges world-wide, and she considers the work of lesser-known designers and women architects as
  • Well as famous international stars
Member of
Cataloging source
WaS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ghirardo, Diane Yvonne
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA682.P67
LC item number
G49 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture, Postmodern
  • Architecture, Modern
  • Architecture postmoderne
  • Architecture
  • Architecture, Modern
  • Architecture, Postmodern
  • Bouwkunst
  • Postmodernisme
  • Sociale aspecten
Label
Architecture after modernism, Diane Ghirardo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Public Space. Disney takes command. The public spaces of malls and museums. Public space: an epilogue -- Ch. 2. Domestic Space. IBA (Internationale Bauausstellung), Berlin. Houses for the traditional family. Multi-family housing -- Ch. 3. Reconfiguring the Urban Sphere. Industrial wastelands. Urban interventions in Spain and France. The world of work -- Notes on Architects
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780500202944
Lccn
96060260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36064668
  • (OCoLC)ocm36064668
Label
Architecture after modernism, Diane Ghirardo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Public Space. Disney takes command. The public spaces of malls and museums. Public space: an epilogue -- Ch. 2. Domestic Space. IBA (Internationale Bauausstellung), Berlin. Houses for the traditional family. Multi-family housing -- Ch. 3. Reconfiguring the Urban Sphere. Industrial wastelands. Urban interventions in Spain and France. The world of work -- Notes on Architects
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780500202944
Lccn
96060260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36064668
  • (OCoLC)ocm36064668

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