From a cause to a style : modernist architecture's encounter with the American city / Nathan Glazer.

Author
Glazer, Nathan [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2007.
Description
viii, 300 p. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Building for the public : what has gone wrong? -- The prince, the people, and the architects -- "Subverting the context" : Olmsted's parks and Serra's sculpture -- Monuments in an age without heroes -- Modernism and classicism on the National Mall -- Daniel P. Moynihan and federal architecture -- What happened in East Harlem -- Amenity in New York City -- Planning for New York City : is it possible? -- What has happened to the city planner? -- The social agenda of architecture.
ISBN
  • 9780691129570 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0691129576 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006028071
OCLC
71266394
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