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The Resource A critic writes : essays by Reyner Banham, selected by Mary Banham [and others] ; foreword by Peter Hall

A critic writes : essays by Reyner Banham, selected by Mary Banham [and others] ; foreword by Peter Hall

Label
A critic writes : essays by Reyner Banham
Title
A critic writes
Title remainder
essays by Reyner Banham
Statement of responsibility
selected by Mary Banham [and others] ; foreword by Peter Hall
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rayner Banham's interests ranged from architecture and the culture of pop art to urban and industrial design. This selection of essays includes discussions of Italian Futurism, Adolf Loos, Paul Scheerbart, and the Bauhaus, as well as the contemporary architecture of Gehry, Stirling and Foster
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Banham, Reyner
Dewey number
745.2
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
NK1390
LC item number
.B28 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Banham, Mary
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Design
  • Modernism (Art)
  • Architecture
  • Art
Label
A critic writes : essays by Reyner Banham, selected by Mary Banham [and others] ; foreword by Peter Hall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-339) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Unesco house
  • The glass paradise
  • Primitives of a mechanized art
  • The 1960s:
  • 1960: stocktaking
  • Alienation of parts
  • Design by choice
  • Carbonorific
  • Big Doug, small piece
  • Old number one
  • Foreward
  • Kent and capability
  • The dymaxicrat
  • The style for the job
  • How I learnt to live with the Norwich Union
  • People's palaces
  • The great gizmo
  • Aviary, London Zoological Gardens
  • Unlovable at any speed
  • Roadscape with rusting nails
  • History faculty, Cambridge
  • Peter Hall
  • The wilderness years of Frank Lloyd Wright
  • The 1970s:
  • Power of Trent and Aire
  • The crisp at the crossroads
  • The historian on the pier
  • The master builders
  • Rank values
  • Paleface trash
  • Power plank
  • Iron bridge embalmed
  • The 1950s:
  • Sundae painters
  • Bricologues a la lanterne
  • Lair of the looter
  • Valley of the dams
  • Grass above, glass around
  • Summa galactica
  • Pevsner's progress
  • Taking it with you
  • Hotel deja-quoi?
  • Valentino: simply filed away
  • Vehicles of desire
  • The 1980s:
  • The haunted highway
  • Dead on the fault
  • O, bright star
  • Stirling escapes the hobbits
  • Fiat: the phantom of order
  • Modern monuments
  • Building inside out
  • In the neighborhood of art
  • On the wings of wonder
  • The new brutalism
  • Actual monuments
  • A black box: the secret profession of architecture
  • Ornament and crime: the decisive contribution of Adolf Loos
  • Ungrab that gondola
  • Machine aesthetes
Control code
34597969
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xv, 351 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780520088559
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96014255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A critic writes : essays by Reyner Banham, selected by Mary Banham [and others] ; foreword by Peter Hall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-339) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Unesco house
  • The glass paradise
  • Primitives of a mechanized art
  • The 1960s:
  • 1960: stocktaking
  • Alienation of parts
  • Design by choice
  • Carbonorific
  • Big Doug, small piece
  • Old number one
  • Foreward
  • Kent and capability
  • The dymaxicrat
  • The style for the job
  • How I learnt to live with the Norwich Union
  • People's palaces
  • The great gizmo
  • Aviary, London Zoological Gardens
  • Unlovable at any speed
  • Roadscape with rusting nails
  • History faculty, Cambridge
  • Peter Hall
  • The wilderness years of Frank Lloyd Wright
  • The 1970s:
  • Power of Trent and Aire
  • The crisp at the crossroads
  • The historian on the pier
  • The master builders
  • Rank values
  • Paleface trash
  • Power plank
  • Iron bridge embalmed
  • The 1950s:
  • Sundae painters
  • Bricologues a la lanterne
  • Lair of the looter
  • Valley of the dams
  • Grass above, glass around
  • Summa galactica
  • Pevsner's progress
  • Taking it with you
  • Hotel deja-quoi?
  • Valentino: simply filed away
  • Vehicles of desire
  • The 1980s:
  • The haunted highway
  • Dead on the fault
  • O, bright star
  • Stirling escapes the hobbits
  • Fiat: the phantom of order
  • Modern monuments
  • Building inside out
  • In the neighborhood of art
  • On the wings of wonder
  • The new brutalism
  • Actual monuments
  • A black box: the secret profession of architecture
  • Ornament and crime: the decisive contribution of Adolf Loos
  • Ungrab that gondola
  • Machine aesthetes
Control code
34597969
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xv, 351 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780520088559
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96014255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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