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A New History of Modern Architecture – Book

Laurence King Publication : Architectural Book by Colin Davies

19 Jul 2017

A New History of Modern Architecture – Book by Colin Davies

Author: Colin Davies

A New History of Modern Architecture

A New History of Modern Architecture Book

A New History of Modern Architecture by Colin Davies and published by Laurence King in August 2017 is a comprehensive guide to architectural movements and influences from the beginning of the twentieth century to today, accompanied by stunning photography.

A New History of Modern Architecture Book

A New History of Modern Architecture Book

Questioning received notions about modern architecture, Colin Davies’s approach is entirely new and exciting, examining Art Nouveau and Dutch Modernism, alongside Louis Kahn and Brutalism to High Tech and Environmental Architecure.

A New History of Modern Architecture Book

Modern Architecture Book by Colin Davies

Organised largely as a chronology, chapters overlap to allow for the examination of key themes including typologies, movements and biographical studies, as well as the impact of evolving technology and country-specific influences.

Architectural Book by Colin Davies

A New History of Modern Architecture Book

A New History of Modern Architecture – Book Information

450 illustrations
292 x 220 mm
Hardback
ISBN: 9781786270566
£50.00

Available from 21 August 2017 at Laurence King

A New History of Modern Architecture Book

Colin Davies was Professor of Architectural Theory at London Metropolitan University and is the author of several books, including Key Houses of the Twentieth Century and Thinking About Architecture (both Laurence King). He has also written monographs on the work of Michael Hopkins, Nicholas Grimshaw and Norman Foster, and contributes to architectural journals worldwide.

A New History of Modern Architecture Book

A New History of Modern Architecture – Book image / information received 190717

Zimmerman House, near Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
Frank Lloyd Wright house
photograph © Adrian Welch
Frank Lloyd Wright house

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Together with Vestre, the Norwegian manufacturer of urban furniture, BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group unveils The Plus as the world’s most sustainable furniture factory tucked in the heart of the Norwegian forest.

NASP – Head office of Natura São Paulo, Av. Alexandre Colares, 1188 – Parque Anhanguera,
Architects: Dal Pian Arquitetos Associados
Natura Headquarters São Paulo
photos : Nelson Kon & Pedro Mascaro (drone photos)
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In 2011, Natura, a Brazilian multinational company of cosmetics and beauty products, promoted an architectural competition on invitation to its new administrative headquarters in São Paulo.

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