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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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 acctivism dreams of the a society which might be achieved through the meditation of the architecture. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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