Benjamin for Architects (Thinkers for Architects)

By: Brian Elliott (Author)

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Walter Benjamin has become a decisive reference point for a whole range of critical disciplines, as he constructed a unique and provocative synthesis of aesthetics, politics and philosophy.

Examining Benjamin's contributions to cultural criticism in relation to the works of Max Ernst, Adolf Loos, Le Corbusier and Sigfried Giedion, this book also situates Benjamin's work within more recent developments in architecture and urbanism.

This is a concise, coherent account of the relevance of Walter Benjamin's writings to architects, locating Benjamin's critical work within the context of contemporary architecture and urbanism.

Title: Benjamin for Architects (Thinkers for Architects)

Author Name: Brian Elliott (Author)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: U.S.A., Routledge: 2011

ISBN Number: 041555814X

ISBN Number 13: 9780415558143

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fair

Type: Ex-Library

Seller ID: 105047

Description: Fair condition. Has cover scuffing and torn spine. Ex-Library copy. Benjamin for Architects (Thinkers for Architects) By Brian Elliott (Author) Product Details Series: Thinkers for Architects Hardcover: 160 pages Publisher: Routledge (January 18, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 041555814X ISBN-13: 9780415558143 Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 5.5 x 8.5 inches

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