SKU: 007988 Category:


Masterpieces of Modern Architecture
ISBN: 0760782393
Book #: 007988

Author: Various
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Metro Books
Place: New York
Year: 2006
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Near Fine Condition
Jacket Cond.: Near Fine
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Folio
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Folio. 304 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Glossy color pictorial paper over boards, Index, extensively illustrated with color photographs. In a color pictorial dust jacket with the same illustration is on the boards. Dust jacket lightly bumped at bottom corners and lightly scuffed. “Taking the end of the Second World War as a starting point, this innovative volume leaves users on a journey through the new architectural languages of the postwar period. The text written by acknowledged experts, together with a large number of high-quality images, zeroes in on the multifaceted spirit of modern architecture, and illustrates the complex patterns of threads that compose the tapestry of the 20th century’s international currents. These range from technological expressiveness to the invention of a new modernity, from gargantuan structures and high-tech to postmodernism, minimalism and deconstructionism. Great museums and hyper functional airports, huge shopping malls and futuristic libraries, sports centers and immense university complexes, along with their highly imaginative designers, are the stars of this endlessly surprising journey through shapes, materials, and colors.” Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 lbs 8 oz. Category: Architecture; ISBN: 0760782393. Inventory No: 007988.