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NATØ (1983–1987)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... Brandt at the Architectural Association. References and further reading Claire Jamieson. 2017. NATØ: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London. London: Taylor & Francis. See also Narrative See also Narrative...

Città Nuova (1914)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...“La Città Nuova” (The New City) is a series of drawings for an imagined city by the futurist architect Antonio Sant’Elia, first exhibited at the Nuove Tendenze show of May 1914, in Milan. The show represented the first public outing...

Plan Voisin (1925)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Plan Voisin was Le Corbusier’s masterplan for the center of Paris exhibited at the Exposition des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, in 1925. The plan was displayed inside the Pavillon de l’Esprit Nouveau, also designed by Corbusier, which was a model...

Jencks, Charles (1939–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Charles Jencks is an American architectural historian, theorist, and landscape designer, best known for his writing on postmodern architecture. He completed his PhD at University College London in 1970, under the supervision of Reyner...

Diller Scofidio + Renfro

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) is an architectural and design studio based in New York. Founded by Elizabeth Diller (1954–) and Ricardo Scofidio (1935–) in 1981, with Charles Renfro (1964–) named partner in 2004 (after joining in 1997)....

L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui is a French architecture periodical (published in French and English), founded in 1930 by André Bloc (1896–1966). An artist working across a range of media, Bloc later became interested...

Charter of Athens (1933–1943)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Charter of Athens was a document authored by Le Corbusier that emerged from the fourth meeting of the Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM IV), which took place in the summer of 1933 on board the SS Patris II, en route...

CIAM

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM) was an organization founded in June 1928 by twenty-four architects from France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Belgium, who all signed up to the La Sarraz...

New Towns Movement

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The New Towns movement refers to the period of massive urban development that took place following the Second World War in Britain, in which over thirty new towns and cities were built to address the mass housing crisis caused by war damage...

Narrative

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The term narrative is used by designers of all kinds, across every stage of the design process, and in the interpretation of the final object by users, historians, and theorists. Its meaning can be loosely defined as a story or coherent...