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New in Architecture History Of Architecture. Space, Time and Architecture: Description A milestone in modern thought, Space, Time and Architecture has been reissued many times since its first publication in and translated into half a dozen languages.
In this revised edition of Mr. Giedion's classic work, major sections have been added and there are 81 new illustrations. The chapters on leading contemporary architects have been greatly expanded.
There is new material on the later development of Frank Lloyd Wright and the more recent buildings of Walter Gropius, particularly his American Embassy in Athens.
In his discussion of Le Corbusier, Mr. There is a section on his relations with his clients and an assessment of his influence on contemporary architecture, including a description of the Le Corbusier Center in Zurich designed just before his death], which houses his works of art.
The chapters on Mies van der Rohe and Alvar Aalto have been brought up to date with examples of their buildings in the sixties. There is an entirely new chapter on the Danish architect Jorn Utzon, whose work, as exemplified in his design for the Sydney Opera House, Mr.
Giedion considers representative of post-World War II architectural concepts.
A new essay, "Changing Notions of the City," traces the evolution of the structure of the city throughout history and examines current attempts to deal with urban growth, as shown in the work of such architects as Jose Luis Sert, Kenzo Tange, and Fumihiko Maki. Sert's Peabody Terrace is discussed as an example of the interlocking of the collective and individual spheres. Finally, the conclusion has been enlarged to include a survey of the limits of the organic in architecture. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Other books in this series.
The Origin of Others Toni Morrison. Add to basket. Six Drawing Lessons William Kentridge. First edition. Navy cloth titled in red. Printed dust jacket. Dust jacket, book design and typography by Herbert Bayer.
Arthur A. Red ink to jacket spine faded to brown and light wear to edges.
Rare in the first edition and doubly so with an intact example of the Bayer photomontage dust jacket. A nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket.
A beautifully realized cornerstone modernist title. The subtitle refers to Giedion's conviction that the modern movement was the logical outcome of what he saw as a linear historical development. To make his case he gives his version of the history of architecture, and a big portion deals with the industrial era and how new technologies changed architecture and society as a whole.
In addition to expounding on architecture's history, he addresses key architects and their notable achievements. First published in , this monumental work has been a milestone in architectural theory. Van Tijen and many others.