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Frampton is well known for his writing on twentieth-century architecture. Ultimately this is a very satisfying and incredibly comprehensive book that sits nicely on the coffee table but also serves as an excellent reference volume. His books include Modern Architecture: Frampton achieved great prominence and influence in architectural education with his essay “Towards a Critical Regionalism” — though the term had already been coined by Alexander Tzonis and Liliane Lefaivre.

The Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza b. Review quote ‘A mighty volume that researches and analyses the architect’s work throughout his entire career With large format pages, it unfolds the evoluation of Siza’s projects, largely through drawings.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. This monograph is a comprehensive study of Siza’s work, from his early built work – the Boa Nova Tea House, Portugal – to his latest projects.


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Also, Frampton’s essay was included in a book The Anti-Aesthetic. An exceptional publication in which the buildings have been allowed to speak for themselves, and in doing so have created a pictorial history of the vision and life work of this revered architect.

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Luis rated it really liked it Apr 19, In a collection of Frampton’s writings over a period of 35 years was collated and published under the title Labour, Work and Architecture. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Frampton’s own position attempts to defend a version of modernism that looks to either critical regionalism or a ‘momentary’ understanding of the autonomy of architectural practice in terms of its own concerns with form and tectonics which cannot be reduced to economics whilst conversely retaining a Leftist viewpoint regarding the social responsibility of architecture.