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Sert half a century of architecture

JosГ© Luis Sert

Sert half a century of architecture

1928-1979, complete work

by JosГ© Luis Sert

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Published by Fundació Joan Miró in [Barcelona] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sert, José Luis, -- 1902- -- Catalogues raisonnés,
  • Sert, José Luis, -- 1902- -- Exhibitions,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions,
  • City planning -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesSert.
    StatementJosep M. Rovira, ed.
    GenreCatalogues raisonnés., Exhibitions.
    ContributionsRovira i Gimeno, Josep M., 1947-, Fundació Joan Miró (Barcelona, Spain)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA737.S38 A4 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination377 p. :
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22484617M
    ISBN 108493392871
    OCLC/WorldCa60410257

    This catalogue not only shows Sert’s architectural work, but also reveals its effects on town planning. On a theoretical level, as a young man he defended the ideas behind new architecture. As a creative architect, he designed buildings that are still admired as examples to be followed. In America, late 18th century architecture and early 19th century building designs were typically based on Roman or Greek architecture - known as 'Federal style' or 'Greek Revival'. Exponents included Thomas Jefferson (), William Thornton (), James Hoban (), Charles Bulfinch () and Benjamin Latrobe ().

    "A balance of sophistication and clarity in the writing, authoritative entries, and strong cross-referencing that links archtects and structures to entries on the history and theory of the profession make this an especially useful source on a century of the world's most notable architecture. The contents feature major architects, firms, and professional issues; buildings, styles, and sites /5(2). "TASCHEN’s latest coffee-table offering, Architecture in the 20th Century rounds up the greatest grand designs from the big names such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Richard Neutra, with colourful photos, plans and drawings. It’s an early entry on GDM’s Christmas wish list."Category: Books > Architecture & Design.

    Britain in the early 18th century is the scene of a strong reaction against the self-indulgence of baroque architecture, replacing it with the clear-cut classical lines of Palladio. The style of the great Venetian architect is known in England only from his four books of designs (the Quattro Libri) and from the London masterpieces of an. Architecture begins with an idea – and the maestros of architecture not only set out on radical journeys into the unknown; they also made it back with gems of sheer beauty and incredible ingenuity. I dared to make a list of 40 indisputably famous 21 st Century architects who have shaped the iconic and memorable buildings of our generation.


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