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Automatic ArchitectureMotivating Form after Modernism

Automatic Architecture: Motivating Form after Modernism

Sean Keller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226496498
eISBN:
9780226496528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496528.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book examines architecture’s fascination with autonomic design methods during the 1960s and 1970s. Influenced by broader postwar developments—the expansion of science, the emergence of ... More

Building AccessUniversal Design and the Politics of Disability

Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Aimi Hamraie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Building Access investigates twentieth-century strategies for designing the world with disability in mind. Illustrated with a wealth of rare archival materials, this book brings together scientific, ... More

Historic CapitalPreservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Cameron Logan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Historic Capital shows how Washington, D.C.’s historic buildings and neighborhoods have been a site of contestation between local interests and the expansion of the federal government’s footprint. It ... More

Reconstructing modernitySpace, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

Reconstructing modernity: Space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

James Greenhalgh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114143
eISBN:
9781526136060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114143.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Reconstructing modernity assesses the character of approaches to rebuilding British cities during the decades after the Second World War. It explores the strategies of spatial governance that sought ... More

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