作者 Relph, E. C., author
書名 The modern urban landscape : 1880 to the present / E.C. Relph ; with a new preface
出版項 Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016
©2016
國際標準書號 9781421421506 (paperback ; alk. paper)
142142150X (paperback ; alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  HT166 .R347 2016    在架上    30660020177445
版本 2016 edition
說明 xviii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-273) and index
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction -- 2. Looking Back at the Future: Late Twentieth-century Landscapes in the 1890s -- Victorian inequalities -- Socialism and new technologies -- Edward Bellamy's Boston in 2000 -- William Morris's future English landscape -- Utopian realities -- 3. Old Styles and New Forms in Architecture: 1880-1930 -- Victorian architecture -- The decline of the last classical revival -- Building big and building tall -- Early skyscrapers in Chicago -- Skyscraper styles to 1930 -- The origins of downtown -- 4. The Invention of Modern Town Planning: 1890-1940 -- Precedents for modern town planning -- City beautiful and master planning -- Garden cities -- The landscape of garden cities -- Neighbourhood units -- The Radburn principle -- Zoning -- Unrealised ideal city plans: Radiant City and Broadacre -- Comments on the invention of town planning -- 5. Ordinary Landscapes of the First Machine Age: 1900-40 -- Parkways and expressways -- Mechanical streets and the municipal landscape -- Early commercial strips and the decline of main street -- Conspicuous mass consumption -- Invidious scientific management -- 6. Modernism and Internationalism in Architecture: 1900-40 -- Sources of modernism -- Functional futurism -- An interlude -- World War I -- The Bauhaus -- Modernist housing projects -- Le Corbusier -- Principles of modernism in the work of Mies van der Rohe -- The international movement -- 7. Landscapes in an Age of Illusions: 1930 to the Present -- Microscopic manipulation and anonymous expertise -- Visible effects of new technologies -- Adaptability, mimicry, opacity, ephemerality -- Imagineering -- The megamachine with its electronic eyes on the street -- Nuclearism -- 8. Planning the Segregated City: 1945-75 -- Standardised planning procedures and planning by numbers -- Clean-sweep planning and urban renewal -- Pedestrian precincts, plazas and tunnels -- State and corporate new towns -- Highway design and the demise of the street -- How to recognise a planned place -- 9. The Corporatisation of Cities: 1945- -- Manifestations of corporatisation -- Towers of conspicuous administration -- Levittown and the corporate suburb -- Corporate malls -- Commercial strips -- from casual chaos to television road -- Corporatisation, planning and architecture -- Commodification and the seductive corporate city -- 10. Modernist and Late-Modernist Architecture: 1945- -- Mies van der Rohe and the skin and bones style -- Le Corbusier and the concrete cage -- No-frills modernism and new brutalism -- Expressionism -- Late-modernist architecture -- 11. Post-Modernism in Planning and Architecture: 1970- -- The old is new again -- Commercial and residential gentrification -- Heritage planning and preservation -- Post-modern architecture -- Urban design -- Community planning -- Late twentieth-century eclecticism -- 12. Modernist Cityscapes and Post-Modernist Townscapes -- Design phases in twentieth-century townscape -- Qualities of modernist cityscapes -- Qualities of post-modern townscapes -- A modernist or post-modernist future landscape? -- A unity of disunity -- concluding comments
主題 City planning -- History -- 20th century
Cities and towns -- History -- 20th century
Landscape assessment -- History -- 20th century
Cities and towns. fast (OCoLC)fst00861748
City planning. fast (OCoLC)fst00862177
Landscape assessment. fast (OCoLC)fst00991858
1900-1999 fast
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628