Architecture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)

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This book examines a period which is far more than a prelude to the age of steel and concrete. The first half-century culminated in the bold iron and glass of the Crystal Palace. There follows the creation of the modern styles of the era based on traditions of the past, and finally, in the 20th century, Art Nouveau and the modern architects in their generations - Perret, Wright, Gropius, Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe and others in many parts of the world.

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With a constant truth of perspective, Professor Hitchcock reveals a period in architecture which saw revolutionary changes in style, function and materials. The volume traces the development and progress of modern architecture from around 1800 until the middle of the twentieth century.

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