1st Edition

Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture A Bio-Critical Sourcebook

    Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture is an indispensable reference book for the scholar, student, architect or layman interested in the architects who initiated, developed, or advanced modern architecture. The book is amply illustrated and features the most prominent and influential people in 20th-century modernist architecture including Wright, Eisenman, Mies van der Rohe and Kahn. It describes the milieu in which they practiced their art and directs readers to information on the life and creative activities of these founding architects and their disciples. The profiles of individual architects include critical analysis of their major buildings and projects. Each profile is completed by a comprehensive bibliography.

    Illustrations, Reader's Guide, Whither We Went, Bio-Critical Studies, Coda, Chronology and Founders, Acknowledgments, Name Index, Place Index


    Donald Leslie Johnson, Donald Langmead

    "The editors (both university professors and authors) have produced a scholarly reference work that will be of particular interest to architecture students and practitioners . . . and large public and academic libraries." - Reference Books Bulletin

    "Recommended . . . for libraries serving an architectural community -- universities and colleges with architecture programs, public libraries with strong architectural collections, and architectural firm libraries." - Reference Quarterly