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Architecture's Evil Empire?

The Triumph and Tragedy of Global Modernism

Architecture's Evil Empire?( )
Author: Glendinning, Miles
ISBN:978-1-86189-756-5
Publication Date:Oct 2010
Publisher:Reaktion Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

From Los Angeles to London, and Beijing to Bilbao, cities around the world have sprouted 'iconic' buildings by celebrity architects that compete for attention both on the skyline and in the media. But in recent years, much criticism of extreme 'gestural' buildings, with their often-exaggerated forms, has emerged. For the first time, Architecture's Evil Empire looks at the way in which today's cult of trademark architectural individualism stretches far beyondthese isolated...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / History / Contemporary (1945-)
Architecture / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.75 x 8 x 0.7 Inches



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