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International Initiatives and Building a Legacy

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter considers Clarence Samuel Stein's legacy as a community architect, along with his postwar engagement in international initiatives in town planning. In the years after World War II, Stein ... More


The Modern Movement in the Americas

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

in Architecture since 1400

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.003.0025
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses a second modern movement, often referred to as the International Style, that became the favored architecture of the urban upper-middle class and governments throughout the ... More


Postcolonial Modernism and Beyond

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

in Architecture since 1400

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.003.0027
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter explores a prominent issue in international architectural culture during the last decades of the twentieth century, that of cultural identity. It asks: How can one represent one’s own ... More


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