Architecture and Utopia: Design and Capitalist Development

By Manfredo Tafuri

Written from a neo-Marxist perspective through a well-liked Italian architectural historian, structure and Utopia leads the reader past architectural shape right into a broader realizing of the relation of structure to society and the architect to the group and undefined. It discusses the backyard towns stream and the suburban advancements it generated, the German-Russian architectural experiments of the Nineteen Twenties, where of the avant-garde within the plastic arts, and the makes use of and pitfalls of seismological ways to structure, and assesses the customers of socialist alternatives.

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