Team 10 East: Revisionist Architecture In Real Existing Modernism by Lukasz StanekTeam 10 East: Revisionist Architecture In Real Existing Modernism by Lukasz Stanek

Team 10 East: Revisionist Architecture In Real Existing Modernism

EditorLukasz Stanek

Paperback | August 15, 2014

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This volume coins the term “Team 10 East” as a conceptual tool to discuss the work of Team 10 members and fellow travelers from state-socialist countries—such as Oskar Hansen of Poland, Charles Polónyi of Hungary, and Radovan Nikšic of Yugoslavia. This new term allows the book’s contributors to approach these individuals from a comparative perspective on socialist modernism in Central and Eastern Europe and to discuss the relationship between modernism and modernization across the Iron Curtain. In so doing, Team 10 East addresses “revisionism” in state-socialist architecture and politics as well as shows how Team 10 East architects appropriated, critiqued, and developed postwar modernist architecture and functionalist urbanism both from within and beyond the confines of a Europe split by the Cold War.
Lukasz Stanek is the 2011–13 A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and a lecturer at the Manchester Architecture Research Centre of the University of Manchester, UK. He is author of Henri Lefebvre on Space: Architecture, Urban Research, and...
Title:Team 10 East: Revisionist Architecture In Real Existing ModernismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 7.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:August 15, 2014Publisher:Museum of Modern Art in WarsawLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8364177036

ISBN - 13:9788364177033

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
 
Introduction: Team 10 East and Several Other Useful Fictions
Lukasz Stanek, Dirk van den Heuvel
 
Humanizing Modernism: Oskar Hansen, Charles Polónyi and the Art of Sailing with the Wind
 
Mapping Opportunities: The International Summer Schools of Charles Polónyi
Levente Polyák
 
Team 10 and Czechoslovakia: Secondary Networks
Marcela Hanácková
 
Between CIAM and Team 10: The “East” and the Peripheries of CIAM
Cornelia Escher
 
Jerzy Soltan and the Art and Research Unit’s Project for the Polish Pavilion at Expo 58
Aleksandra Kedziorek
 
Helsinki-Warsaw, c. 1960
Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen
 
Alexis Josic between Yugoslavia and France: Housing the Greatest Number
Jelica Jovanovic
 
Workers’ University Zagreb: Team 10 Ideas in the Service of Socialist Enlightenment
Renata Margaretic Urlic, Karin Šerman
 
Zagreb Revisionists: “Social-Standard” Architecture
Maroje Mrduljaš, Tamara Bjažic Klarin
 
New Belgrade Block No. 22: Order and Freedom
Aleksandar Kušic
 
The Museum of Modern Art in Skopje and the Potentiality of an Exhibition Space
Aleksandra Kedziorek
 
Oskar and Zofia Hansen: Me, You, Us and the State
Lukasz Stanek
 
Photo Credits
 
Index
 
Insert: Letter to CIAM Coundil members, Aug. 27, 1957
Oskar Hansen and Jerzy Soltan

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