Heroic :concrete architecture and the new Boston /editors, Mark Pasnik, Michael Kubo, Chris Grimley.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-314848

Description

335 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture History.
Concrete construction History 20th century.
Brutalism (Architecture)
Buildings, structures, etc.

Originator

Pasnik, Mark, editor.
Kubo, Michael, editor.
Grimley, Chris, editor.

Contents

Words. Becoming heroic / Mark Pasnik, Michael Kubo, and Chris Grimley ; The school of brutalism : from Great Britain to Boston (and beyond) / Joan Ockman ; Building government center : the Boston redevelopment authority, 1960-67 / Lizabeth Cohen ; City of ideas : structure and scale in the Boston general plan / Keith N. Morgan ; Boston granite, heroic concrete : a speaking aristocracy in the face of a listening democracy / Douglass Shand-Tucci -- Voices. Experiential thinking / Peter Chermayeff ; A shared ethos / Henry N. Cobb ; Integral architecture / Araldo Cossutta ; Concrete is patient / N. Michael McKinnell ; The burden of concrete / Tician Papachristou ; Modernism in search of authenticity / Frederick A. "Tad" Stahl ; The anti-hero / Mary Otis Stevens.

Description

335 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN

9781580934244
1580934242

Call Number

Stacks NA735.B7 H47 2015

Places

Massachusetts Boston
Massachusetts Boston.
Boston (Mass.)

Variant Title

Heroic (2015)