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By: Eric Mumford
Publisher: Yale University Press: May 2009
Seller ID: 253572
Condition: Used - VeryGood
In this meticulously researched book, Eric Mumford traces how members of the International Congress of Modern Architecture (CIAM), such as Walter Gropius, Josep Llu s Sert, and their American associates, developed the discipline of urban design from the 1940s to the 1960s. Now widely known, this field has had significant influence in university departments and building projects around the world, but its roots in the urbanism of CIAM are not well understood.
CIAM proposed a new type of architecture, one that drew on the strategies of both modern art and engineering to promote ...