Language of Post-Modern Architecture 6 has ratings and 13 reviews. Combining a theoretical treatment of the architectural language with a record of t.. . The Language of Post-Modern Architecture · Charles A. Jencks · Journal of Post-Modernism the New Classicism in Art and s Jencks – Review: The Language of Post-Modern Architecture by Charles Jencks. Michael McMordie. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Vol. 38 No. 4, Dec.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Combining a theoretical treatment architexture the architectural language with a record of the Post-Modern movement at alnguage different stages in its history, this book defines Post-Modernism in architecture. The buildings of Robert Venturi and Michael Graves, among others, are featured.
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This book is a great introduction to what’s been happening in architecture in the last 50 or 60 years.
Not only a great introduction to post-modern architecture, but also a nice complement to the study of post-modernism itself. Somehow post-modernism as a movement was more clear to me when looking at something perhaps literally concrete like a building than something more abstract languagge a painting or arcchitecture piece of writing. What I liked best was the extensive collection of photographs of post-moder This book is a great introduction to what’s been happening in architecture in langyage last 50 or 60 years.
Postmodefn I liked best was the extensive collection of photographs of post-modern buildings all over the world. Recommended by Tom Turner – author of ‘Garden History: Philosophy and Design BC – AD’ – as one of forty books which – he suggests – every landscape student should have seen.
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Sep 13, Brandon rated it really liked it. Though I disagree with much of Jencks’ writing, and don’t particularly like his style, this book definitely lanfuage me get a better understanding of post modernism in all its manifestations.
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Charles Alexander Jencks born 21 June is an American architecture theorist and critic, landscape architect and designer. His books on the history and criticism of modernism and postmodernism are widely read in architectural circles.
He studied under the influential architectural historians Sigfried Giedion and Reyner Banham. Jencks now lives in Scotland where he designs landscape sculpture. Languate by Charles Jencks.
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