PDF | This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Taut’s early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone (The City Crown). Written . A communal center modeled after the medieval cathedral or temple crowned Taut’s city. In his anthology Die Stadtkrone (The City Crown). When published in , a few months after the end of WWI, Die Stadtkrone became a In his anthology, German architect Bruno Taut champions the use of .
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The book also contains contributions by the Expressionist poet Paul Scheerbart, the writer and politician Erich Baron and the architectural critic Adolf Behne. Although the original German text was republished inonly the title essay dtadtkrone The City Crown has previously been translated into English.
Through the careful examination of original. The essays place The City Crown in the context of Taut’s other utopian books, his extensive work in housing, and within the broader history of the early twentieth century.
An architect by training, Matthew completed a Ph. In Architecture and Design at Virginia Tech University in on the physical and metaphysical coalition of two architectural models assembled by Kurt Schwitters in the early s. stqdtkrone
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Dr Mindrup’s ongoing research in the history and theory of architectural design locates and projects the implications that materials have in the design process. Reveries on Architecture and Matter from Ashgate Publishing.
Ulrike is a registered architect in the United States as well as in Germany and has practised in both countries. She investigated the stadt,rone between pedagogical concepts and the spatial arrangements that best support teaching and learning.
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The discipline of Architecture is undergoing subtle transformation as design awareness permeates our visually dominated culture. Technological change, the search for sustainability and debates around the value of place and meaning of the architectural gesture are aspects which will affect the cities we inhabit. This series seeks to address such topics, both theoretically and in practice, through the publication of high quality original research, written and visual.
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