Charles Jencks appeared on the architectural scene with his first solo . The Language of Post-Modern Architecture went into eight editions. Language of Post-Modern Architecture 6 has ratings and 13 reviews. Combining a theoretical treatment of the architectural language with a record of t.. . Charles Jencks in his book “The Language of Post-Modern Architecture “shows various similarities architecture shares with language, reflecting about the.
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The Language Of Post-Modern Architecture
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Nov 10, John Williams rated it liked it. This book is a great introduction to what’s been happening in architecture in the last 50 or 60 years. Not only a great introduction to post-modern architecture, but also a nice complement hcarles the study of post-modernism itself.
Somehow post-modernism as a movement was more clear to me when looking at something perhaps literally concrete like a building than something more abstract like a painting or a piece of writing.
The Language Of Post-Modern Architecture by Jencks, Charles
What I liked best was the extensive collection of photographs of post-moder This book is a great introduction to what’s been happening in architecture in the last 50 or 60 years.
What I liked best was the extensive collection of photographs of post-modern buildings all over the world. Recommended by Tom Turner – author of ‘Garden History: Philosophy and Design BC – AD’ – as one of forty books which – he suggests – every landscape student should have seen. Jul 20, Yusita rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Good book for architecs! Very nice inspiration for space research! Sep 13, Brandon rated it really liked it.
Though I disagree with much of Jencks’ writing, and don’t particularly like his style, this book definitely helped me get a better understanding of post modernism in all its manifestations.
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Charles Alexander Jencks born 21 June is an American architecture theorist and critic, landscape architect and designer.
His books on the history and criticism of modernism and postmodernism are widely read in architectural circles. He studied under the influential architectural historians Sigfried Giedion and Reyner Banham.
Jencks now lives in Scotland where he designs landscape sculpture.
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