At The End Of The Century: One Hundred Years Of Architecture by Richard KoshalekAt The End Of The Century: One Hundred Years Of Architecture by Richard Koshalek

At The End Of The Century: One Hundred Years Of Architecture

byRichard Koshalek, Elizabeth A.T. Smith, Celik Zeynep

Hardcover | October 1, 1998

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The most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of 20th-century architecture ever published, this volume presents a global perspective on the significant works, architects, ideas, and directions of the past 100 years. With more than 300 illustrations, it covers all of the major architectural landmarks and architects of the century and incorporates the latest research in the field.

The authors are some of the most important and original architecture historians and critics writing today. Their profusely illustrated essays focus on the complex relationship between innovation and tradition and the profound impact of technology on architecture and urbanism throughout the 20th century.

At the End of the Century was prepared by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, as part of an ambitious program to assess an amazing century of architecture and urbanism. A related exhibition begins in Japan in 1998 and comes to Los Angeles and then New York City in 2000.

About The Author

Elizabeth A. T. Smith, chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago since 1999, was formerly curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, where she organized exibitions including "Blueprints for Modern Living: History and legacy of the Case Study Houses,""Urban Revisions: Current Projects for the Public Realm,"...

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Title:At The End Of The Century: One Hundred Years Of ArchitectureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 12.25 × 10.25 × 1.5 inPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810919869

ISBN - 13:9780810919860

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The 20th century has seen remarkable change and growth in the field of architecture. At the End of the Century: One Hundred Years of Architecture is an examination of this century's most incredible architectural movements, creations and creators. More than 300 illustrations highlight the 20th century's architectural gems and designers. Provocative essays from such respected critics and historians as Elizabeth A. T. Smith and Jean-Louis Cohen focus on the relationship between man, technology, urbanism and architecture. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles prepared this beautiful guide to architecture as an accompaniment to an urbanism and architecture exhibition.