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Architecture of the Off-Modern.
Boym, Svetlana.
Architecture of the Off-Modern.
An imaginative tour through the history and afterlife of Vladimir Tatlin's legendary but unbuilt Monument to the Third International of 1920. Boym traces the vicissitudes of Tatlin's Tower from its reception in the 1920s to its privileged recall in "the reservoir of unofficial utopian dreams" of the Soviet-era. She offers an alternative history of modernism, postulating the "architecture of adventure" as a poetic model for "third route" thinking about technology, history, and aesthetic culture. Second volume in the FORuM Project series.

Category: Architecture, History & Theory
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 80 pp.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.
Year: 2009
Publication Place: New York,
ISBN: 9781568987781
Book Id: 78457

Price: $24.95

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