Architectures: Modernism and After

Architectures: Modernism and After

Editor(s): Andrew Ballantyne

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631229438

Online ISBN: 9780470774229

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774229

About this Book

Architectures: Modernism and After surveys the history of the building from the advent of industrialization to the cultural imperatives of the present moment.


  • Brings together international art and architectural historians to consider a range of topics that have influenced the shape, profile, and aesthetics of the built environment.
  • Presents crucial "moments" in the history of the field when the architecture of the past is made to respond to new and changing cultural circumstances.
  • Provides a view of architectural history as a part of a continuing dialogue between aesthetic criteria and social and cultural imperatives.
  • Part of the New Interventions in Art History Series, which is published in conjunction with the Association of Art Historians.

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