Modern Architecture and the Mediterranean : Vernacular Dialogues and Contested Identities, Paperback / softback Book

Modern Architecture and the Mediterranean : Vernacular Dialogues and Contested Identities Paperback / softback

Edited by Jean-Francois (University of Miami, USA) Lejeune, Michelangelo (University of Houston, USA) Sabatino

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Bringing to light the debt twentieth-century modernist architects owe to the vernacular building traditions of the Mediterranean region, this book considers architectural practice and discourse from the 1920s to the 1980s.

The essays here situate Mediterranean modernism in relation to concepts such as regionalism, nationalism, internationalism, critical regionalism, and postmodernism - an alternative history of the modern architecture and urbanism of a critical period in the twentieth century.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages, 2x 16pp colour sections; 50 Halftones, color; 138 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Architecture
  • ISBN: 9780415776349

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