By: Jaimini Mehta; Foreword By K.T. Ravindran
New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2011
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 036467
Has the project to usher in Modernity run its full course and is now ready to be replaced by something called Post-Modern? Re-examining the very idea of Modernity in architecture, and drawing from a number of diverse sources such as philosophy, social science, art and technology, Prof. Mehta argues that the normal historical progression of architectural thought and production suffered an epistemological break in mid-18th century, caused by the separation between architecture and engineering and resulted in increasing rationalization of architecture. Critical writings of several post-Renaissanc... View More...