Bruno Taut: ; Part II. The Foundations of Activist Architecture: 3. Pacifism; 4. Regeneration; 5. Chiliastic expectations – the Gemeinschaft;. Iain Boyd Whyte, Bruno Taut and the Architecture of Activism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), first published , republished : Bruno Taut and the Architecture of Activism: This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Whereas the history of the modern movement in architecture has generally been written in terms of functionalism, and the availability of materials and technology, Dr Whyte suggests that many of the roots of modern architecture were mystical and irrational, and were concerned less with function and purpose and more with millenarian raut of the a society which might be achieved through the meditation of the architecture.
The architectural and social premises which he developed in activksm seminal period were to be of paramount importance in the subsequent development of modern architecture in Germany in the s.
The author also suggests that there were political reasons behind this type of architecture and why it failed to achieve its aim of improving the physical and social condition of society. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot thd computer.
The German example, in turn, was to become a model for the international modern movement. To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be.
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