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    What is Modern Architecture?

    Crinson, Mark (2021) What is Modern Architecture? In: Lu, D. (ed.) Companion to Contemporary Architecture. London, UK: Routledge. ISBN 9781138940178. (In Press)

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Architectural History features twenty-nine chapters written by leading architectural historians that define and shape future research, practice, and education. In the past few decades, the study of architecture has increasingly become a highly diverse field. This collection charts its contested territories by offering a comprehensive and provocative knowledge report of contemporary architectural history, practice, and research. It provides an essential map for navigating the complex currents of contemporary architecture. Divided into three parts – Histories, Interrogations, and Innovations – this book emphasizes diversity, criticality, and creativity in architectural interventions to meet challenges and enact changes in different parts of the world through featured exemplars. The diverse contributions recognize multiple spatial rationalities and incorporate cross-cultural frameworks in studying the competing claims of architectural modernity. Illustrated with over 125 black and white images, this volume offers scholars, students and practitioners an evaluation of current and emerging approaches to architecture.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge.
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Research Centres and Institutes: Architecture, Space and Society, Centre for
    Depositing User: Mark Crinson
    Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2021 13:38
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:36
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/20343

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