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Author Mallgrave, Harry Francis.

Title Modern architectural theory : a historical survey, 1673-1968 / Harry Francis Mallgrave.

Published Cambridge [UK] ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xvii, 503 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-481) and index.
Contents Prelude : François Blondel and the French Academy tradition ; Claude Perrault and the Louvre ; The quarrel of the ancients and the moderns ; The first project for the Church of Ste.-Geneviève -- The enlightenment and neoclassical theory : The enlightenment in France ; Soufflot and the Church of Ste.-Geneviève ; Marc-Antoine Laugier ; The "rediscovery" of Greece ; The historiography of Winckelmann ; The Graeco-Roman debate ; Neoclassicism and character -- British theory in the eighteenth century The legacy of Jones and Wren ; The Palladian movement ; The origins of the picturesque and the sublime ; The Scottish and Irish enlightenment ; Picturesque theory ; John Sloane -- Neoclassicism and historicism : Durand and Quatremère de Quincy ; The polychrome debate ; Socialism, romanticism, and the "petite révolution" ; Classicism and the gothic revival in Britain -- The rise of German theory : The German enlightenment ; Friedrich Gilly and Karl Friedrich Schinkel ; Weinbrenner, Moller, Klenze, and Gärtner ; In what style should we build? ; Karl Bötticher and the style debate -- Competing directions at midcentury : The British style debate 1840-1860 ; Viollet-le Duc and the debate in France ; Gottfried Semper and the idea of style -- Historicism in the United States : The tradition of American classicism ; Stylistic pluralism around midcentury ; Emerson and Greenough ; Davis and Downing ; Richardson and Sullivan -- The arts and crafts movements : The British Arts and Craft movement ; Domestic reforms on the continent of Europe ; Reform movements in United States ; Camillo Sitte and Ebenezer Howard -- Excursus on a few of the conceptual foundations of twentieth-century German modernism -- Modernism 1889-1914 : Otto Wagner ; Realism and Sachlichkeit ; Endell and van de Velde ; Olbrich, Hoffmann, and Loos ; Berlage and Wright ; Garnier, Perret, Jeanneret, and Sant'Elia ; Muthesius and Behrens -- European modernism 1917-1933 : Speglerism versus Taylorism ; Soviet rationalism and constructivism ; De Stijl and Dutch modernism ; Expressionism and the Bauhaus ; Le Corbusier and Giedion ; The breadth of the early modern movement ; Weissenhof and CIAM -- American modernism 1917-1934 : The American skyscraper ; Wright: the lost years ; Schindler and Neutra ; Mumford and Fuller ; The International Style exhibition -- Depression, war, and aftermath 1934-1958 : Totalitarianism in Germany and Italy ; Prewar theory elsewhere in Europe ; American practice and academic reforms, 1934-1941 ; The 1940s and 1950s in the United States ; Postwar modernism in South America, Asia, and Europe -- Challenges to modernism in Europe 1959-1967 : CIAM and Team 10 ; The Italian "retreat" from the modern movement ; Banham, Archigram, Metabolism, and other utopianisms ; Phenomenology, structuralism, and semiotics ; Ungers, Sterling, Scarpa, and Rossi -- Challenges to modernism in America : Mumford, Jacobs, and the failure of the American city ; From a pattern language to the I-ching ; Louis I. Kahn ; Colin Rowe, Peter Eisenman, and CASE ; Complexity and contradiction in architecture -- Epilogue : 1968.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Cambridge Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Cambridge University Press.
Subject Architecture -- Philosophy -- History.
Architecture, Modern.
Local series Cambridge Books Online
Standard Number 9780521793063 (hbk.)
ISBN 9780511497728 (electronic book)
0511497725 (electronic book)

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