Architecture in the 20th Century
Architecture in the 20th CenturyHardcover, 9.8 x 13.4 in., 8.70 lb, 600 pages
The Must-Have Architectural Manual
A century of great buildings and their creators
From Frank Lloyd Wright to Antoni Gaudí, Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best stuff in-between, it’s all here. Organized chronologically, the 31 chapters put it all into perspective, illustrated by hundreds of large-format photos as well as a plenitude of drawings and floor plans. The biographical appendix covers all of the century’s greatest architects while celebrating today’s new talents, and the lavish illustrations include some of the best architectural photography in the modern era.
For anyone interested in the zeitgeist and building design of the 20th century, this is your be-all-end-all reference work. The collection covers not only the architects but also the groups, the movements, and the styles that defined an era of construction. A must for all lovers of architecture!
Gabriele Leuthäuser worked as a scholarly associate at Centrum Industriekultur Nürnberg until 1984. She worked as a freelance consultant advising on exhibitions, museums, and industrial enterprises until her death in 2013.
Peter Gössel runs an agency for museum and exhibition design. He has published TASCHEN monographs on Julius Shulman, R. M. Schindler, John Lautner, and Richard Neutra, as well as several titles in the Basic Architecture series.
Architecture in the 20th CenturyHardcover, 25 x 34 cm, 3.95 kg, 600 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-7088-6Edition: Spanish
ISBN 978-3-8365-7090-9Edition: English