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The Resource From a cause to a style : modernist architecture's encounter with the American city, Nathan Glazer

From a cause to a style : modernist architecture's encounter with the American city, Nathan Glazer

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From a cause to a style : modernist architecture's encounter with the American city
Title
From a cause to a style
Title remainder
modernist architecture's encounter with the American city
Statement of responsibility
Nathan Glazer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Modernism in architecture and urban design has failed the American city. This is the decisive conclusion that renowned public intellectual Nathan Glazer has drawn from two decades of writing and thinking about what this architectural movement will bequeath to future generations. In From a Cause to a Style, he proclaims his disappointment with modernism and its impact on the American city. Writing in the tradition of legendary American architectural critics Lewis Mumford and Jane Jacobs, Glazer contends that modernism, this new urban form that signaled not just a radical revolution in style but
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glazer, Nathan
Dewey number
720.973/0904
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2543.S6
LC item number
G59 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture and society
  • City planning
  • City planning
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Architecture and society
  • City planning
  • City planning
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • United States
Label
From a cause to a style : modernist architecture's encounter with the American city, Nathan Glazer
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Building for the public : what has gone wrong? -- The prince, the people, and the architects -- "Subverting the context" : Olmsted's parks and Serra's sculpture -- Monuments in an age without heroes -- Modernism and classicism on the National Mall -- Daniel P. Moynihan and federal architecture -- What happened in East Harlem -- Amenity in New York City -- Planning for New York City : is it possible? -- What has happened to the city planner? -- The social agenda of architecture
Control code
438732501
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 300 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400827589
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/cttxbr4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)438732501
Label
From a cause to a style : modernist architecture's encounter with the American city, Nathan Glazer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Building for the public : what has gone wrong? -- The prince, the people, and the architects -- "Subverting the context" : Olmsted's parks and Serra's sculpture -- Monuments in an age without heroes -- Modernism and classicism on the National Mall -- Daniel P. Moynihan and federal architecture -- What happened in East Harlem -- Amenity in New York City -- Planning for New York City : is it possible? -- What has happened to the city planner? -- The social agenda of architecture
Control code
438732501
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 300 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400827589
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttxbr4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)438732501

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