New PDF release: From Autos to Architecture: Fordism and Architectural

By David Gartman

essentially the most fascinating questions in architectural historical past is why glossy structure emerged from the war-ravaged areas of important Europe and never the USA, whose strategies of mass creation and mechanical items so encouraged the 1st iteration of contemporary architects like Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Walter Gropius. In From vehicles to Architecture, sociologist David Gartman deals a serious social heritage that exhibits how Fordist mass construction and business structure in the USA prompted eu designers to an quantity formerly now not understood. Drawing on Marxist economics, the Frankfurt university, and French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu, From automobiles to Architecture deftly illustrates the various category buildings and struggles of the United States and Europe. interpreting structure within the context of social conflicts, From cars to Architecture offers a severe substitute to plain architectural histories considering aesthetics alone.

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