Lewis Mumford and American Modernism: Eutopian Theories for Architecture and Urban Planning

Title

Lewis Mumford and American Modernism: Eutopian Theories for Architecture and Urban Planning

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Description

Lewis Mumford and American Modernism examines the career and writings of America's leading critic of architecture and urbanism. The author of numerous books on the history of architecture, Mumford focused on the roles that technology and urbanism have played in modern civilization. Indeed, his writings have proved to be prescient, forming the basis for architecture and urban planning at a time of transition and redefinition at the end of the twentieth century. [From Amazon.com]

ISBN

9780521639248

Publication Date

1996

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

City

New York, NY

Keywords

Lewis Mumford, Architecture, Criticism

Disciplines

Architectural History and Criticism | Architectural Technology | Modern Art and Architecture | Theory and Criticism | Urban, Community and Regional Planning