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Author Scott, Felicity Dale Elliston, 1965-

Title Architecture or techno-utopia : politics after modernism / Felicity D. Scott.

Imprint Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  NA712    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  NA712    Available
Description x, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-330) and index.
Contents The (second) machine age and after -- A vital bearing on socialism -- Architecture or techno-utopia -- When systems fail -- Designing environment -- Italian design and the new political landscape -- Revolutionaries or dropouts -- Acid visions --
Summary "In Architecture or Techno-utopia, Felicity Scott traces an alternative genealogy of the postmodern turn in American architecture, focusing on a set of experimental practices and polemics that emerged in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Scott exa
Subject Architecture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture and technology -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture, Postmodern -- United States.
ISBN 9780262195621 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0262195623 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780262514064 (paperback : alk. paper)
0262514060 (paperback : alk. paper)