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The good metropolis : from urban formlessness to metropolitan architecture / Alexander Eisenschmidt.

Author/Creator:
Eisenschmidt, Alexander, author.
Publication:
Basel : Birkhäuser, [2019] , ©2019
Format/Description:
Book
239 pages : illustrations (some color), plans ; 25 cm
Subjects:
City planning -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.
Architecture.
City planning.
Urban policy.
Summary:
The publication presents the first historical analysis of the tension between the city and architectural form. It introduces 20th century theories to construct a historical context from which a new architecture-city relationship emerged. The book provides a conceptual framework to understand this relationship and comes to the conclusion that urbanization may be filled with potential, i.e. be a Good Metropolis.
Contents:
Introduction
Imagination
Extrapolation
Narration
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [196]-227) and index.
ISBN:
9783035616323
3035616329
OCLC:
1064729213
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