The Future Of Architecture Since 1889: A Worldwide History by Jean-Louis CohenThe Future Of Architecture Since 1889: A Worldwide History by Jean-Louis Cohen

The Future Of Architecture Since 1889: A Worldwide History

byJean-Louis Cohen

Paperback | October 3, 2016

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The highly acclaimed history of the architecture of the twentieth century and beyond - now in paperback

Jean-Louis Cohen, one of the world's leading architectural historians, serves up a compelling account of the developments that have shaped the world in which we live today. This highly accessible book begins with the Paris Universal Exposition of 1889, tracing architecture's evolution to the early twenty-first century's globalized architectural culture. Illustrated with hundreds of drawings and photographs as well as portraits, publications, diagrams, film stills, and more, this survey places radical developments in architecture in a larger context, among those of art, technology, urbanism, and critical theory.

Jean-Louis Cohen is one of the most accomplished historians of twentieth-century architecture and urbanism. He currently holds the Sheldon H. Solow Chair in the History of Architecture at NYU's Institute of Fine Arts. An articulate writer, curator, lecturer, commentator, and leader of research teams, Cohen is author of numerous acclaim...
Title:The Future Of Architecture Since 1889: A Worldwide HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 10.62 × 8.25 × 1.25 inPublished:October 3, 2016Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0714873195

ISBN - 13:9780714873190

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"As ever with this brilliant French critic, a stimulating and informative read." —"This is a must-have for architects, students and anyone who cares about the built environment." — (US)"A comprehensive, cross-cultural history of the modern building..." —Elle Decor (US)"An outstanding primer to modernism, which has the insights and detours to make it interesting to the knowledgeable as well as the beginner. Wonderfully illustrated, wide-ranging, and with a beautiful dust jacket too." —Financial Times"The Future of Architecture is the best comprehensive history of modernism to appear in a generation." —The New York Review of Books