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Echo Chamber: The International Style and its Deviations

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebuilding Babel : Modern Architecture and Internationalism

I.B. Tauris, 2017

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... The contrast with the Hotel Nord-Sud is something like the difference between what Victorians would have called hyberborean and speluncar modes of architecture: Mark Crinson, Empire Building: Victorian Architecture and Orientalism, London:...

Well-Ventilated Utopias: Le Corbusier, CIAM and European Modernism in the 1920s

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebuilding Babel : Modern Architecture and Internationalism

I.B. Tauris, 2017

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... various countries. But was the approach unified in a way that pointed to something more than mere stylistic emulation?Hans Scharoun – House, Weissenhof Siedlung, Stuttgart (1929). Photograph by Mark Crinson.Certainly in some scholarship...

Introduction

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... is Architectural History?, London, 2010, pp. 37–8. On the relations between nations, race and language in nineteenth-century architectural history see Mark Crinson, Empire Building: Orientalism and Victorian Architecture, London and New York: Routledge,...

Outwards: Lewis Mumford, Regionalism, and Internationalism

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... (1947–52). Photograph by Mark Crinson.Although Mumford was critical of much of this, most especially the ‘fleabite’ site and the ‘bad symbolism’ of monopoly capitalism in the form of Nelson Rockefeller’s donation of the land, Mumford, ‘UN Model’,...

Epilogue: After the Tower

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebuilding Babel : Modern Architecture and Internationalism

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... Balmond – ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower, London (2012). Photograph by Mark Crinson.The overall image of the ArcelorMittal Orbit is of latticework steel girders, painted in bright red, contrasting with curving and spiraling ramps of concrete....

Another World: Post-War CIAM, India and the Marg Circle

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... aesthetics.Mark Crinson, ‘Singapore’s moment: critical regionalism, its colonial roots and profound aftermath.’ Journal of Architecture 13, 5, 2008, pp. 585–606. According to this understanding, de Silva can be posed against the practitioners...

The Architectonic of Community

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... figures, or ships’ rigging.John Tenniel – ‘The Happy Family in Hyde Park’. From Punch, 19 July 1851.Edward Walters – Free Trade Hall, Manchester (1853–6). Photograph by Mark Crinson.————Marx and Engels shared with the free-traders a belief...

World Knowing: Otlet, Geddes, Neurath

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebuilding Babel : Modern Architecture and Internationalism

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...Among the lessons taken from the Tower of Babel, and epitomised by the Great Globe and the World Centre, was the idea that shared knowledge was essential to an internationalist community. Knowledge was the means needed to construct...

From image to environment –

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard J. Williams

Richard J. Williams is Professor of Contemporary Visual Cultures at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He has written and edited several books, including Regenerating Culture and Society (2011) and After Modern Sculpture (2000), and is a frequent contributor to The Times Higher on architecture and urbanism related topics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of Art History : A Historiography

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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... in the saturated contemporary image-world, a saturation which was equally at stake in art and architecture.On gestalt and anti-gestalt in the Independent Group see Mark Crinson, ‘Eye Wandering the Ceiling: Ornament and New Brutalism’, Art...

Conclusion

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard J. Williams

Richard J. Williams is Professor of Contemporary Visual Cultures at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He has written and edited several books, including Regenerating Culture and Society (2011) and After Modern Sculpture (2000), and is a frequent contributor to The Times Higher on architecture and urbanism related topics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of Art History : A Historiography

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In the decades after the Second World War and after the diaspora of German and Jewish art historians, art history came to flourish as never before in the United States and in Britain. And yet the tradition of German art history...