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ARCHITECTURAL THEORY OF MODERNISM: RELATING FUNCTIONS AND FORMS. Translation of Funktionen und Formen: Architekturtheorie der Moderne (Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld, 2014). Ute Poerschke. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York, 2016. 250 pp. with 25 ills. 24 x 16 cm. LC 2015-45147 ISBN 9781138642485 In English.
Hardcover edition also available; see Worldwide 172377. Publisher's description: Architectural Theory of Modernism presents an overview of the discourse on function-form concepts from the beginnings, in the eighteenth century, to its peak in High Modernism. Functionalist thinking and its postmodern criticism during the second half of the twentieth century is explored, as well as today's functionalism in the context of systems theory, sustainability, digital design, and the information society.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Architecture, Criticism/Theory
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 172378
Paperbound $59.95    

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