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Frampton, Kenneth

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Modern architecture : a critical history by Kenneth Frampton( Book )

171 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This acclaimed survey of 20th-century architecture and its origins has become a classic since it first appeared in 1980. Now revised, enlarged and expanded, Kenneth Frampton brings the story up to date and adds an entirely new concluding chapter that focuses on four countries where individual talent and enlightened patronage have combined to produce a comprehensive and convincing architectural culture: Finland, France, Spain and Japan
American masterworks : the twentieth century house by Kenneth Frampton( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the twentieth century the United States has provided remarkably fertile ground for innovative residential architecture, from the Shingle Style pioneered on the East Coast in the late nineteenth century to the deconstructivist experiments in California today. Over the decades, American and international architects alike responded to this country's rising standard of living, rapidly expanding suburbs, and receptive often liberal clients - factors that encouraged the creative use of both unorthodox building materials and mass-produced components. One chapter is devoted to each of 34 houses by such luminaries as Richard Neutra, Eliel Saarinen, Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Philip Johnson, Charles Moore, Louis Kahn, and Frank Gehry. Selections of the architects' plans and finest freehand drawings complement the photographs in this history of exceptional American house design. The text by Kenneth Frampton explores each house in depth, discussing its context in the progression of American architecture, its role in the architect's oeuvre, and its broader relationship to the history of twentieth-century American cultural and artistic movements
Studies in tectonic culture : the poetics of construction in nineteenth and twentieth century architecture by Kenneth Frampton( Book )

50 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Studies in Tectonic Culture is nothing less than a rethinking of the entire modern architectural tradition. The notion of tectonics as employed by Frampton - the focus on architecture as a constructional craft - constitutes a direct challenge to current mainstream thinking on the artistic limits of postmodernism, and suggests a convincing alternative." "The book's ten essays and an epilogue trace the history of contemporary form as an evolving poetics of structure and construction. Its analytical framework rests on Frampton's close readings of key French, German, and English sources from the eighteenth century to the present." --Cover
Le Corbusier by Kenneth Frampton( Book )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le Corbusier is probably the most famous architect of the 20th century. The richness and variety of his work and his passionately expressed philosophy of architecture have had a gigantic impact on the urban fabric and the way we live. Weaving through his long and prolific life are certain recurrent themes - his perennial drive towards new types of dwelling, from the early white villas to the Unite d'Habitation at Marseilles; his evolving concepts of urban form, including the Plan Vision of 1925 with its cruciform towers imposed on the city of Paris and his work at Chandigarh in India; and his belief in a new technocratic order. The distinguished critic and historian Kenneth Frampton re-examines all these facets of his artistic and philosophical world-view in light of recent thinking, and presents us with a Le Corbusier for the 21st century."--Jacket
Frank Lloyd Wright : the houses by Alan Weintraub( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Frank Lloyd Wright: The Houses, for the first time, all 291 extant Wright-designed houses are featured in exquisite color photography. Along with Alan Weintraub's photos, principal text by author Alan Hess, and a selection of floor plans and archival images, the book includes text and essays by some of the field's most highly esteemed Wright scholars and architecture historians, including Kenneth Frampton, Thomas s. Hines, Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, Kathryn Smith, Margo Stipe, and Eric Lloyd Wright."--Jacket
Modern architecture, 1851-1945 by Kenneth Frampton( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvar Aalto : between humanism and materialism by Alvar Aalto( Book )

18 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by Peter Reed, Associate Curator, Department of Architecture and Design, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Commodification and spectacle in architecture : a Harvard design magazine reader by William S Saunders( )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than ever, architectural design is seen as a means to promote commercial goals. Bringing together an impressive and varied group of critics and practitioners, this collection will help to sharpen the discussion of how design can respond to our hypercommodified culture
Richard Meier, architect : 1985/1991 by Richard Meier( Book )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The latest installment ... on one of America's most important architects, Richard Meier, Architect--Volume 4 documents Meier's work since the publication of the previous volume in 1999 ... purity and power of Meier's unique and celebrated vision. Twenty-seven residential, commercial, and civic projects in all are featured ... The development and significance of Richard Meier's work is discussed in two essays by the distinguished architectural historians and critics Kenneth Frampton and Joseph Rykwerk."--Front cover flap
Plain modern : the architecture of Brian MacKay-Lyons by Malcolm Quantrill( )

12 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Corbusier : architect of the twentieth century by Kenneth Frampton( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely regarded as the greatest architect of the 20th century, the Swiss-born Le Corbusier (1887-1965) left an indelible mark on modern building design and city planning. Here is an authoritative exploration of Le Corbusier's greatest buildings
James Carpenter : environmental refractions by S Marpillero( )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Carpenter is an artist and sculptor whose work focuses on developing new glass and material technologies. His interest in architecture has evolved into a unique design practice that ranges from technical glass and materials consulting to designing curtain walls, roofing systems, bridges, and sculptures. In James Carpenter: Environmental Refractions, the artist's first monograph, author Sandro Marpillero explores the unique opportunities afforded by the transparency, reflectivity, and compressive strength of glass. With over 300 images, this book brings to light the work of an exciting designer crossing the boundaries between architecture, engineering, and fine arts. James Carpenter Design Associates, founded in 1978, has worked collaboratively with preeminent architects and engineers in the United States and abroad--including Norman Foster, Richard Meier, SOM, and Michael Van Valkenburgh--creating the artistic complement to many significant buildings. James Carpenter, in collaboration with Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum, have been chosen to design and build an undulating glass dome for the new Penn Station."--Publisher's website
Calatrava bridges by Kenneth Frampton( Book )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S. 90-99: Projekt für die Wettsteinbrücke in Basel
Pierre Chareau : architect and craftsman, 1883-1950 by Marc Vellay( Book )

28 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Meier by Richard Meier( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents the complete works of one of the world's most distinguished contemporary architects, Richard Meier. It presents 89 of Meier's buildings, beginning with the Smith House in Connecticut, and ending with projects under construction
Architects in competition : international architectural competi[ti]ons of the last 200 years by Hilde de Haan( Book )

15 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architecture of new Prague, 1895-1945 by Rostislav Švácha( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the architecture of Prague from the turn of the century to the end of World War II. The book documents the architects, structures and theoretical underpinnings that helped to shape Prague's cultural heritage and present-day artistic spirit
Modernity and community : architecture in the Islamic world by Kenneth Frampton( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskrivelse, fotos og grundplaner af 9 projekter hædret med The Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2001
Santiago Calatrava : Ingenieur-Architektur by Santiago Calatrava( Book )

30 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Meier, architect : 1992/1999 by Richard Meier( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development and significance of Richard Meier's work is discussed in two essays by the distinguished architectural historians and critics Kenneth Frampton and Joseph Rykwert. A postscript by Arata Isozaki, a biographical chronology, and a selected bibliography complete the monograph
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Modern architecture : a critical history
American masterworks : the twentieth century houseStudies in tectonic culture : the poetics of construction in nineteenth and twentieth century architectureLe CorbusierFrank Lloyd Wright : the housesAlvar Aalto : between humanism and materialismCommodification and spectacle in architecture : a Harvard design magazine readerRichard Meier, architect : 1985/1991Plain modern : the architecture of Brian MacKay-Lyons
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Frampton, Keneth

Frampton, Kenneth

Frampton, Kenneth 1930-

Frampton, Kenneth Brian 1930-

Frempton, Kenet

Kenneth Frampton

Kenneth Frampton architecte, critique et historien britannique

Kenneth Frampton britisch-US-amerikanischer Architekt, Architekturhistoriker und Autor

Kenneth Frampton Brits architect

Kenneth Frampton storico dell'architettura inglese

Фремптон, К 1930-

Фремптон, К. (Кеннет), 1930-


كينيث فرامبتون

کنت فرامپتون

케네스 프램튼 1930-


フランプトン, K

フランプトン, ケネス