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The modern language of architecture

by Bruno Zevi

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Published by Australian National University Press in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Terminology,
  • Architecture -- Historiography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bruno Zevi.
    ContributionsZevi, Bruno, 1918-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA31 .Z48213 1978b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4478105M
    ISBN 100708108857
    LC Control Number79305916
    OCLC/WorldCa5099837

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Classical buildings as widely spaced in time as a Roman temple, an Italian Renaissance palace and a Regency house all show an awareness. A classic account which, when written inwas the first to define post-modernism in architecture, an event which led to subsequent adoption of the term in many other fields.

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