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- DescriptionThis groundbreaking book examines the relationship between the modernist architecture of the 1920s and 1930s and that eras preoccupations with health, cleanliness, fresh air and sunshine, exploring how utopian tions of the clean machine and the hygienist movement inspired the pure geometric forms and sparkling surfaces of early modernist buildings. Anyone with an interest in architecture and/or modernism will find this original approach to a popular theme both engaging and enlightening.
- Author BiographyPaul Overy is Senior Research Fellow in the history and theory of modernism at Middlesex University, London. He has lectured widely and published extensively on 20th-century architecture, art and design. His publications include books on the De Stijl group, Wassily Kandinsky, Norman Foster, and the architecture and furniture of Gerrit Rietveld.
- Author(s)Paul Overy
- PublisherThames & Hudson Ltd
- Date of Publication04/02/2008
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintThames & Hudson Ltd
- Content Note66 illustrations
- Weight1320 g
- Width200 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine31 mm
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