By Gevork Hartoonian
Looking again over the 20th century, Hartoonian discusses the paintings of 3 significant architects: Peter Eisenman, Frank Gehry and Bernard Tschumi, in connection with their theoretical positions and historicizes present architecture within the context of the continued secularization of the myths surrounding the traditions of 19th century structure often, and, specifically, Gottfried Semper's discourse at the tectonic.
Providing a useful contribution to the present debates surrounding architectural historical past and theory, this passionately written book makes worthy studying for any architect.
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