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want to go into more depth than galinsky offers - about individual buildings, architects
or localities. Look out for these suggestions, along with links to other Internet
sites, at the bottom of the building pages.
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on modern architecture
Below are some suggestions for
general books on modern architecture. These books are accessible and readable
without specialist knowledge, consistent with the galinsky approach.
readable account of the development of American architecture in the twentieth century,
with a focus on the people involved and the social trends affecting both client
requirements and architectural ideas. Does not include photographs for all the buildings
rare example of a practical guide for visiting modern buildings, with one short page of
basic information per building, indexed by date, architect and location. Each
building gets one small black and white photograph - usually a general, exterior
view. Includes essential visitor and contact information.
written and illustrated account of the sources of modern architecture and development of
ideas at the beginning of the twentieth century, particularly in Europe. Stops
frustratingly in about 1917.