Author:Panayotis Tournikiotis


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The Historiography of Modern Architecture

By: Panayotis Tournikiotis

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachussets, USA, The MIT Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018175

ISBN: 0262201178

Condition: New

Literature, according to Panayotis Tournikiotis, has always exerted a powerful influence on architecture. Indeed, the study of modern architecture cannot be separated from a fascination with the texts that have tried to explain the idea of a new architecture in a new society. During the last forty years, the question of the relationship of architecture to its history -- of buildings to books -- has been one of the most important themes in debates about the course of architecture. The "historiography" of the title refers to the writing of history. Tournikiotis argues that the history o... View more info