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The Architecture of New Prague 1895-1945.

Rostislav Svacha

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ISBN 10: 0262193582 / ISBN 13: 9780262193580
Published by The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1995
Condition: Near Fine Plus Hardcover
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hardcover in dust jacket. thin red line to bottom edge of text block near spine. no other flaws.; xxxipp., 573pp., over 300 illustrations.; originally appearing in czech in 1985 with a number of subsequent supplements, this first english language edition combines all of the czech published material in one encyclopedic volume. important reference work on prague architecture from the fin-de-siecle to the end of world war two.; heavy book, may require added shipping cost. Size: Square 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 3630

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Title: The Architecture of New Prague 1895-1945.

Publisher: The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First American Edition.

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foreword by Kenneth Framptonessay by Eric Dluhosch

Prague is a one of Europe's oldest and most beautiful cities. Originally published in Czech in 1985, this seminal work focuses on the architecture of Prague from the turn of the century to the end of the Second World War: a rich matrix within which to place the figures who created the powerful, innovative spirit of modern Czech architecture.

Encyclopedic in its coverage, The Architecture of New Prague documents the architects, structures, and theoretical underpinnings that helped to shape Prague's cultural heritage and present-day artistic spirit. Three supplements appear in this edition: a directory of approximately 1,200 buildings (with street addresses), 25 short biographies of the main Prague architects of the time, and a revised bibliography. The more than 300 illustrations, all commissioned for the book, were taken by architectural photographer Jan Maly.

The text provides detailed coverage of the most important architects and their buildings, many of which have never been documented in any English-language publication. There are also valuable insights into the cultural conditions that helped to shape the Czech capital. An introductory chapter takes up Prague's urbanistic development and its context within international architectural movements.

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Rostislav Svacha is Researcher at the Institute of History of Art, the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

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