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Author Name:    IBELINGS, Hans

Title:   Supermodernism : Architecture in the Age of Globalization

Publisher:    Netherlands Architecture Institute, Publishers, Rotterdam, 1998, ISBN:9056620746 

Seller ID:   100501

IBELINGS, Hans. Supermodernism : Architecture in the Age of Globalization. (Rotterdam: Netherlands Architecture Institute, Publishers, 1998). First Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-144. Illustrated in colour. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with french flaps, white titles to front and spine. "Globalization in architectture is usually seen as a negative force leading to homogenization and uniformity. In recent years, however, under the influence of globalization, an intriguing new architecture has started to emerge, an architecture in which superficiality and neutrality have acquired a special significance." - from the front cover. "In the work of architects likle Jean Nouvel,Dominique Perrault, OMA, Toyo Ito and dozens of others one begins to disce rn contours of an architecture that can no longer be adequately described using the postmodern conceptual framework." - from the introduction. Contents: 1. Postmodernism (pp. 13-32); 2. Modernism (pp. 33-54); 3. Supermodernism (pp. 55-128); 4. A Supermodernism Perspective (pp. 129-142). Name inked to title page, else very good. 45.00

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