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Architecture in the 20th Century

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From Frank Lloyd Wright and Frank O. Gehry to Antoni Gaudí, Shigeru Ban and all the best in between, this essential guide celebrates 100 years of the finest architecture. Large-format photos, drawings, and floor plans, along with a chronological overview, reveal the ideas and trends that defined the 20th century.
Hardcover9.8 x 13.4 in.8.37 lb600 pages
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Architecture in the 20th Century

Architecture in the 20th Century

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The Must-Have Architectural Manual

A century of great buildings and their creators

The architecture of the 20th century is distinguished by an astonishing diversity. Just as the clash of aesthetic and commercial ambitions nevertheless produced many a happy symbiosis, so the purist and the expressive, the monumental and the picturesque came face to face. From lofty “starchitects” to lesser-known names around the world, this chronological overview takes you to the heart of the ideas, trends, and transitions that defined the 1900s.

From Frank Lloyd Wright to Antoni Gaudí, Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best stuff in-between, it’s all here. Organized chronologically, the 31 chapters put it all into perspective, illustrated by hundreds of large-format photos as well as a plenitude of drawings and floor plans. The biographical appendix covers all of the century’s greatest architects while celebrating today’s new talents, and the lavish illustrations include some of the best architectural photography in the modern era.

For anyone interested in the zeitgeist and building design of the 20th century, this is your be-all-end-all reference work. The collection covers not only the architects but also the groups, the movements, and the styles that defined an era of construction. A must for all lovers of architecture!
The authors

Gabriele Leuthäuser worked as a scholarly associate at Centrum Industriekultur Nürnberg until 1984. She worked as a freelance consultant advising on exhibitions, museums, and industrial enterprises until her death in 2013.

Peter Gössel runs an agency for museum and exhibition design. He has published TASCHEN monographs on Julius Shulman, R. M. Schindler, John Lautner, and Richard Neutra, as well as several titles in the Basic Architecture series.

Architecture in the 20th Century
Hardcover25 x 34 cm3.79 kg600 pages

ISBN 978-3-8365-7088-6

Edition: Spanish

ISBN 978-3-8365-7090-9

Edition: English
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Un voyage ailleurs

Etienne,October 28, 2021
Une invitation à découvrir un monde parallèle et onirique, un voyage ailleurs.

Great edition

Frank,October 27, 2021
This is a great edition and is really nice to leaf through as well as visually on any table or shelf.

Super

Largelinda,October 27, 2021
Tolles Buch - immer wieder gerne über Taschen.

Un voyage ailleurs

Etienne,October 28, 2021
Une invitation à découvrir un monde parallèle et onirique, un voyage ailleurs.