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
`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' New York Review of Books
Kenneth Frampton is Ware Professor of Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University.
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