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Category list : Modernism

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    Ada Louise Huxtable (1921-2013)Subscription

    Thinkpiece13 March, 2019

    Ada Louise Huxtable made history as the first full-time architecture critic at a US newspaper when she joined the New York Times, and was later awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1970

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    Toward a concrete utopia: Yugoslavian architecture 1948-1980Subscription

    Thinkpiece22 February, 2019

    MoMA’s powerful exhibition on Yugoslavia’s architecture is testament to the successful heterogeneity of a failed socialist state

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    Minoru Yamasaki (1912-1986)Subscription

    Thinkpiece21 February, 2019

    The architect of Pruitt-Igoe and the World Trade Center survived a life of racial discrimination and blame laid for the demise of the Modernist dream – but did not live to see the revisionist movement that asserts the underfunded Pruitt-Igoe’s fate was predetermined

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    Book: Blast on the pastSubscription

    Thinkpiece15 February, 2019

    In Making Dystopia: The Strange Rise and Survival of Architectural Barbarism James Steven Curl reignites the critique of Modernism, its protagonists and its acceptance in the aftermath of the First World War, yet breaks little new ground

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    Your views: William JR Curtis on MoneoSubscription

    Thinkpiece10 May, 2018

    The idea of a unified ‘Modernism’ is indeed a myth: William JR Curtis responds to Rafael Moneo’s Soane Lecture

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    Outrage: ‘We are in danger of losing whole chapters of our architectural history’Subscription

    Thinkpiece9 February, 2017

    Britain may have once led the world in 20th century building conservation - but it is now chronically under resourced

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    Views on Le Corbusier's Unite d’HabitationSubscription

    Thinkpiece8 July, 2016

    Archive: a selection of architects give their views of the emerging Unite d’Habitation by Le Corbusier

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    ‘To Schindler, the act of dwelling is one of the most basic and continuing human activities’Subscription

    Thinkpiece7 July, 2016

    Rudolph Schindler’s great lesson is the distinctive relationship between his conception of architectural activity and its realization in built form

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    Adolf Loos (1870-1933)Subscription

    Thinkpiece8 October, 2013

    Controversial in both private and professional circles, the life and work of Loos are reviewed by Paul Davies

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    Aldo van Eyck (1918-1999)Subscription

    Thinkpiece17 December, 2012

    Considering the career of the architect who subverted mainstream thinking by championing place over space

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