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Author Coleman, Nathaniel, 1961-

Title Utopias and architecture [electronic resource] / Nathaniel Coleman.

Imprint Abingdon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 334 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-326) and index.
Contents Introduction : utopias and architectures? -- Conceptualizing utopias -- Architecture and orientation -- Situating utopias -- Real fictions -- Varieties of architectural utopias -- Post war possibilities -- Optimistic architectures -- Le Corbusier's monastic ideal -- The life within -- Fairy tales and golden dust -- Kahn and Salk's challenge to dualistic thinking -- Aldo van Eyck's utopian discipline -- Story of another idea -- The unthinkability of utopia -- Into the present.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Visionary architecture.
Architecture -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415700841 (hb : alk. paper)
9780415700849 (hb : alk. paper)
041570085X (pb : alk. paper)
9780415700856 (pb : alk. paper)

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