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Modernism and nature

Benton, Tim (2006). Modernism and nature. In: Wilk, Christopher ed. Modernism: designing a new world. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, pp. 311–339.

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A revisionist view of the importance of organic functionalism and a regard for natural materials and forms in the evolution of architectural Modernism in the later 1920s and 1930s.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 1-85177-474-2, 978-1-85177-474-6
Keywords: Modernism; nature; vernacular; organic functionalism
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 9171
Depositing User: Tim Benton
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:05
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