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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Combining a theoretical treatment of the architectural language with a record of the Post-Modern movement at six different stages in its history, this book defines Post-Modernism in architecture.

The buildings of Robert Venturi and Michael Graves, among others, are featured. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. Published August 15th by Rizzoli first published June 1st More Details Original Title. Other Editions Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Jan 17, Ariel Hasibuan rated it it was amazing. Cool way to see how post modern bridged society with architecture, though the style itself has been left behind, it's thinking is strikingly appropriate to consumerist, individualistic society. Nov 01, Gentry Bluzzy rated it it was amazing. Nov 10, John Williams rated it liked it. This book is a great introduction to what's been happening in architecture in the last 50 or 60 years.

Not only a great introduction to post-modern architecture, but also a nice complement to the study of post-modernism itself. Somehow post-modernism as a movement was more clear to me when looking at something perhaps literally concrete like a building than something more abstract like a painting or a piece of writing. What I liked best was the extensive collection of photographs of post-moder This book is a great introduction to what's been happening in architecture in the last 50 or 60 years.

What I liked best was the extensive collection of photographs of post-modern buildings all over the world. Jul 20, Yusita rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: architecs. Good book for architecs! Very nice inspiration for space research! Sep 13, Brandon rated it really liked it. Hilarious and important. Though I disagree with much of Jencks' writing, and don't particularly like his style, this book definitely helped me get a better understanding of post modernism in all its manifestations.

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Readers also enjoyed. About Charles Jencks. Charles Jencks. Charles Alexander Jencks born 21 June is an American architecture theorist and critic, landscape architect and designer.

His books on the history and criticism of modernism and postmodernism are widely read in architectural circles. He studied under the influential architectural historians Sigfried Giedion and Reyner Banham.

Jencks now lives in Scotland where he designs landscape sculpture. Books by Charles Jencks. As dedicated readers already know, some of the best and most innovative stories on the shelves come from the constantly evolving realm of young ad Read more Trivia About Language of Post No trivia or quizzes yet.

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He published over thirty books and became famous in the s as theorist of Postmodernism. His continuing project Crawick Multiverse , commissioned by the Duke of Buccleuch , opened in near Sanquhar. This thesis was the source for his Modern Movements in Architecture which criticised the suppression of some Modernist variations. Jencks married Pamela Balding in marriage ended, July, by whom he had two sons: one works as a landscape architect in Shanghai, while the other works for Jardines in Vietnam. The ad hoc use of readymade materials was championed in his polemical text with Nathan Silver Adhocism — the Case for Improvisation in and Jencks' architectural designs experimented with ideas from complexity theory.

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