By Elie Haddad

1960, following because it did the final CIAM assembly, signalled a turning element for the fashionable move. From then on, structure was once inspired via seminal texts through Aldo Rossi and Robert Venturi, and gave upward push to the 1st revisionary flow following Modernism. Bringing jointly major specialists within the box, this ebook offers a complete, serious evaluate of the advancements in structure from 1960 to 2010. It includes elements: the 1st part delivering a presentation of significant activities in structure after 1960, and the second one, a geographic survey that covers a variety of territories all over the world. This booklet not just displays the various views of its a variety of authors, but additionally charts a center path among the 'aesthetic' histories that learn structure exclusively by way of its formal facets, and the extra 'ideological' histories that topic it to a critique that frequently skirts the dialogue of its formal points.

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9 Sharply criticized at CIAM ’59 at Otterlo, Ernesto Rogers and BBPR’s Torre Velasca (1950–57) was nevertheless an important experiment in expanding the language of modern architecture along regionalist lines Modern (or Contemporary) Architecture circa 1959 23 Rogers’s argument for the history of architecture and place was a moral one that extended beyond empiricism and beyond the design project. 57 Neo-Rationalism, Neo-Realism, Neo-Regionalism, and NeoFunctionalism Many modernist architects of the 1950s recognized the need to transcend the limits and legacy of functionalism, as revealed by their nascent research into vernacular architecture, urban form, anthropology, sociology, technology, structuralism, metabolism, and regionalism, and the other “New X-isms” identified by Reyner Banham.

9 Sharply criticized at CIAM ’59 at Otterlo, Ernesto Rogers and BBPR’s Torre Velasca (1950–57) was nevertheless an important experiment in expanding the language of modern architecture along regionalist lines Modern (or Contemporary) Architecture circa 1959 23 Rogers’s argument for the history of architecture and place was a moral one that extended beyond empiricism and beyond the design project. 57 Neo-Rationalism, Neo-Realism, Neo-Regionalism, and NeoFunctionalism Many modernist architects of the 1950s recognized the need to transcend the limits and legacy of functionalism, as revealed by their nascent research into vernacular architecture, urban form, anthropology, sociology, technology, structuralism, metabolism, and regionalism, and the other “New X-isms” identified by Reyner Banham.

2 The demolition of the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis was not “the death of modern architecture,” as some claimed, but a testament to the accuracy of urban design critiques made decades earlier in the following pages, modern architecture was already in crisis in 1950, and by 1959 a new generation of modern architects had already come to reject “modern” architecture in favor of “contemporary” architecture, a term used to distinguish their work from CIAM modernism and favored in the later decades of the century.

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