The Future of Architecture Since 1889 is the definitive history of this extraordinary period.
Author Jean-Louis Cohen, one of the world's leading architectural historians, has written a wide-ranging and compelling account of the developments that have shaped the world we live in today.Covering the entire twentieth century and beyond, from the Paris Universal Explosition of 1889 to the early twenty-first century's globalized architecture culture, this book contains not only hundreds of drawings and photographs, but also publications, portraits, diagrams, film stills and more, placing the radical developments in architecture in this period in a larger context, which includes art, technology, urbanism and critical theory.
Global in scope, both comprehensive and incisive, The Future of Architecture Since 1889 is sure to become a canonical text.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 528 pages, 300 colour, 300 black and white
- Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/01/2012
- Category: History of architecture
- ISBN: 9780714845982