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History of the modern styles of architecture

James Fergusson

History of the modern styles of architecture

being a sequel to the Handbook of architecture.

by James Fergusson

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Published by Dodd, Mead & company in New York .
Written in English

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  • Architecture -- History

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    StatementBy James Fergusson ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 vol.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16969069M


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Alan Colquhoun writes a survey of modern architecture that aims to “sharpen our image” of a series of architects and styles that all attempted to represent and reflect a new era in human history while advocating for an evolution in the way people perceive and /4(29).

Since its first publication inModern Architecture Since has become established as a contemporary classic. Worldwide in scope, it combines a clear historical outline with masterly analysis and interpretation. Technical, economic, social and intellectual developments are brought together in a comprehensive narrative which provides a setting for the detailed examination of.

32 Types of Architectural Styles for the Home (Modern. Modern Architecture (Oxford History of Art) - Kindle edition by Colquhoun, Alan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Modern Architecture (Oxford History of Art)/5(45).

Modern-day Revival styles can be summarized within New Classical architecture, and sometimes under the umbrella term traditional architecture. In art and architecture history, the term Orientalism refers to the works of the Western artists who specialized in Oriental subjects, produced from their travels in Western Asia, during the 19th century.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fergusson, James, History of the modern styles of architecture. London: J. Murray, Modern architecture, or modernist architecture, was based upon new and innovative technologies of construction, particularly the use of glass, steel and reinforced concrete; the idea that form should follow function (functionalism); an embrace of minimalism; and a rejection of ornament.

It emerged in the first half of the 20th century and became dominant after World War II until the Country: International. History of the modern styles of architecture. New York: Dodd, Mead, (OCoLC) Online version: Fergusson, James, History of the modern styles of architecture.

New York: Dodd, Mead, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: James Fergusson. Combining a fascinating, thought-provoking and - above all - readable text with over photographs, plans and sections, this exciting new reading of modern architecture is a must for students and architecture enthusiasts alike.

Organised largely as a chronology, chapters necessarily overlap to allow for the discrete examination of key themes including typologies.

When did the modern era of architecture begin. Many people believe the roots of 20th century Modernity are with the Industrial Revolution (). The manufacturing of new building materials, the invention of new construction methods, and the growth of cities inspired an architecture that became known as Modern.

History of the modern styles of architecture: being a sequel to the Handbook of architecture. Dodd, Mead & company in English - 3 ed., rev. by Robert Kerr. An architectural style is characterized by the features that make a building or other structure notable and historically identifiable.

A style may include such elements as form, method of construction, building materials, and regional architecture can be classified as a chronology of styles which change over time reflecting changing fashions, beliefs and.

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In architecture, the style is characterized by the International Style and Bauhaus movements, the work of Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe. In design, sleek Scandinavian style furniture and objects were influential.

Postmodern architecture was an international movement that focused on free-thinking design with conceptual consideration to the surrounding environment. These considerations included integrating the design of adjacent buildings into new, postmodern structures, so that they had an element of cohesiveness while still making an impact.

In the history of architecture, the Chicago School was a school of architects active in Chicago at the turn of the 20th century. They were among the first to promote the new technologies of steel-frame construction in commercial buildings, and developed a spatial aesthetic that co-evolved with, and then came to influence, parallel developments.

The book provides you with the most comprehensive and at the same time brief information of how the architectural styles were developed and flowed through the ages to our time.

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The exact origin of architecture could be said to date to the Neolithic period, around 10 BC, or simply when people stopped living in caves and started handling the way they want their houses to look and feel like. A Text-book of the History of Architecture by Alfred D. Hamlin. Publisher: Longmans, Green, & Co.

ISBN/ASIN: BUJRQ7C Number of pages: Description: The aim of this work has been to sketch the various periods and styles of architecture with the broadest possible strokes, and to mention, with such brief characterization as seemed permissible or necessary, the most.

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While Arnason's text is informative, this reads more like a piece of survey literature than a detailed account of the history of modern art. I highly suggest a supplemental text, such as _Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings_ (Kristine Stiles and Peter Selz) for a more complete experience.4/5.

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While the highest-style examples of modern architecture in the United States typically date to the early- and midth centuries, Modernism continued to influence everyday and vernacular design well into the late 20th century. Famous Modernist architects include Frank Lloyd Wright, Philip Johnson, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Eero Saarinen, and more.

Egyptian Architecture. The first great civilization to emerge around the Mediterranean basin was that of Egypt (c BCE). In addition to its own written language, religion and dynastic ruling class, it developed a unique style of Egyptian architecture, largely consisting of massive burial chambers in the form of Pyramids (at Giza) and underground tombs (in the desolate.

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The thin line between modern architecture and traditional architecture is that Modern architecture explores mainly with the interior features whereas traditional architecture is mainly worked on the exterior features.

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