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Erno Goldfinger: the life of an architect

Warburton, Nigel (2003). Erno Goldfinger: the life of an architect. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

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Abstract

The first biography of the Hungarian architect Erno Goldfinger, famous for his commitment to rational design as well as for lending his name to James' Bond's enemy. Goldfinger was one of the most important figures in post-war modern architect in Britain. This biography sheds light on the social and artistic interconnections that underpinned the modern movement and on the controversies that surrounded high-rise building in Britain.

Item Type: Authored Book
ISBN: 0-415-25853-7, 978-0-415-25853-1
Keywords: architecture; architectural history; art history; British modernism; design; cultural history; biography; post-war Britain; Paris; 1920s
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 5963
Depositing User: Nigel Warburton
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2006
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 09:56
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/5963
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