A Concrete Atlantis. U.S. Industrial Building and european Modern Architecture 1900-1925.

Banham, Reyner

Published by MIT Press, Cambridge, 1986
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Title: A Concrete Atlantis. U.S. Industrial ...

Publisher: MIT Press, Cambridge

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine


Quarto, 266 pages, numer­ous illustrations. Black cloth. Il­lustrated wrappers. Bookdesign by Rebecca Daw. Front wrapper with light wrinkle towards top. - First edition. Another important title of the author of: Theory and Design in the First Machine Age. ¿In a book that suggests how good Modern was before it went wrong, Banham details the euro­pean discovery of this concrete Atlantis and examines a number of striking architectural instance where aspects of the International Style are anticipated by U.S. industrial buildings.(from back flap). Bookseller Inventory # 000172

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