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The Resource Words and buildings : a vocabulary of modern architecture, Adrian Forty

Words and buildings : a vocabulary of modern architecture, Adrian Forty

Label
Words and buildings : a vocabulary of modern architecture
Title
Words and buildings
Title remainder
a vocabulary of modern architecture
Statement of responsibility
Adrian Forty
Title variation
Vocabulary of modern architecture
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Forty, Adrian
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2543.L34
LC item number
F67 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Language and culture
  • Modern movement (Architecture)
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Language and culture
  • Modern movement (Architecture)
Label
Words and buildings : a vocabulary of modern architecture, Adrian Forty
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-325) and index
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Pt. 1. Introduction ; 1. The language of modernism ; 2. Language and drawing ; 3. On difference: masculine and feminine ; 4. Language metaphors ; 5. 'Spatial mechanics' - scientific metaphors ; 6. 'Dead or alive' - describing 'the social' -- Pt. 2. Character ; Context ; Design ; Flexibility ; Form ; Formal ; Function ; History ; Memory ; Nature ; Order ; Simple ; Space ; Structure ; Transparency ; Truth ; Type ; User -- Bibliography -- List of illustrations -- Index
Control code
223071493
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed. 2004
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9780500284704
Lccn
99070945
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)223071493
Label
Words and buildings : a vocabulary of modern architecture, Adrian Forty
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-325) and index
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Pt. 1. Introduction ; 1. The language of modernism ; 2. Language and drawing ; 3. On difference: masculine and feminine ; 4. Language metaphors ; 5. 'Spatial mechanics' - scientific metaphors ; 6. 'Dead or alive' - describing 'the social' -- Pt. 2. Character ; Context ; Design ; Flexibility ; Form ; Formal ; Function ; History ; Memory ; Nature ; Order ; Simple ; Space ; Structure ; Transparency ; Truth ; Type ; User -- Bibliography -- List of illustrations -- Index
Control code
223071493
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed. 2004
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9780500284704
Lccn
99070945
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)223071493

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