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    DescriptionThis acclaimed survey of modern architecture and its origins has become a classic since it first appeared in 1980. For this fourth edition, Kenneth Frampton has added a major new chapter that explores the effects of globalization on architecture in recent years, the rise annd rise of the celebrity architect, and the way in which practices worldwide have addressed such issues as sustainability and habitat. The bibliography has also been updated and expanded, making this volume more complete and indispensable than ever.

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    Modern Architecture
    A Critical History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kenneth Frampton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 424
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 880 g
    ISBN 13: 9780500203958
    ISBN 10: 0500203954

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25850
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    BISAC V2.8: ARC005000
    B&T Approval Code: A05090300
    Abridged Dewey: 724
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 724
    LC classification: NA500 .F75 2007
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: AM
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    30 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Kenneth Frampton is Ware Professor of Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning, Columbia University, New York.
    Review quote
    A useful and wide-ranging work of superior architectural scholarship, this ambitious publication contains many chapters that stand on their own as perceptive essays; it is marked throughout by a consistently mature critical intelligence. "
    Table of contents
    Introduction; Part I: Cultural Developments and Predisposing Techniques 1750 - 1939; Part II: A Critical History 1836 - 1967; Part III: Critical Assessment and Extension into the Present 1925 - 2007.