Architectural Theory: Volume II - An Anthology From 1871 To 2005
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Architectural Theory: Volume II - An Anthology from 1871 to 2005
This second volume of the landmark Architectural Theoryanthology surveys the development of architectural theory from theFranco-Prussian war of 1871 until the end of the twentieth century.The entire two volume anthology follows the full range ofarchitectural literature from classical times to presenttransformations. An ambitious anthology bringing together over 300 classic andcontemporary essays that survey the key developments and trends inarchitectureSpans the period from 1871 to 2005, from John Ruskin and thearts and crafts movement in Great Britain through to thedevelopment of Lingang New City, and the creation of a metropolisin the East China seaOrganized thematically, featuring general and sectionintroductions and headnotes to each essay written by a renownedexpert on architectural theoryPlaces the work of “starchitects” like Koolhaas,Eisenman, and Lyn alongside the work of prominent architecturalcritics, offering a balanced perspective on current debatesIncludes many hard-to-find texts and works never previouslytranslated into EnglishAlongside Volume I: An Anthology from Vitruvius to 1870,creates a stunning overview of architectural theory from earlyantiquity to the twenty-first century
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