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Title:
Twentieth-century classics
Author:
Phaidon Press.
Publication Information:
London : Phaidon, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
General Note:
Cover title.

Originally published 1993 in series: Architecture in detail.
Language:
English
Contents:
Walter Gropius, Bauhaus, Dessau / Dennis Sharp -- Le Corbusier, Unité d'habitation, Marseilles / David Jenkins -- Louis I. Khan, Salk Institute, La Jolla / James Steele.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780714838687
Format :
Book

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Central Library NA680 .T94 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

Part of a series that aims to place buildings within their historical context,his text considers Gropius' Dessau Bauhaus, Le Coubusier's Unite deabitation and Kahn's Salk Institute. It includes specially producedechnical drawings that explain how the buildings were detailed and putogether. The text explains how all three buildings are the product of greatocial vision and humanism and that by studying these pivotal buildingsogether, the approaches of three different architects to building forpecific communities can be examined.


Author Notes

He is Chairman of the Architecture Centre at the RIBA.

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