Hendrik Petrus Berlage, the Dutch architect and architectural philosopher, created a series of buildings and a body of writings from 1886 to 1909 that were among the first efforts to probe the problems and possibilities of modernism. Although his Amsterdam Stock Exchange, with its rational mastery of materials and space, has long been celebrated for its seminal influence on the architecture of the 20th century, Berlage's writings are highlighted here. Bringing together Berlage's most important texts, among them "Thoughts on Style in Architecture", "Architecture's Place in Modern Aesthetics", and "Art and Society", this volume presents a chapter in the history of European modernism. In his introduction, Iain Boyd Whyte demonstrates that the substantial contribution of Berlage's designs to modern architecture cannot be fully appreciated without an understanding of the aesthetic principles first laid out in his writings.
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Descripción U.S.A.: The Getty Center For The History Of Art, 1996. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: New. 1st Edition.. 4683 Language: eng Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería 4C-1-D
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Descripción The Getty Center For The History Of Art, 1996. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Acknowledgments Translators' Note Introduction Architecture's Place in Modern Aesthetics (1886) Architecture and Impressionism (1894) Thoughts on Style in Architecture (1905) On the Likely Development of Architecture (1905) The Foundations and Development of Architecture (1908) Some Reflections on Classical Architecture (1908) Art and Society (1909) Bibliographies Index. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0892363347