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The future of architecture since 1889 : a worldwide history

Jean-Louis Cohen (author)
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The future of architecture since 1889 : a worldwide history The future of architecture since 1889 : a worldwide history

The future of architecture since 1889 : a worldwide history

The highly acclaimed history of the architecture of the twentieth century and beyond - now in paperback

Jean-Louis Cohen, one of the world's leading architectural historians, serves up a compelling account of the developments that have shaped the world in which we live today. This highly accessible book begins with the Paris Universal Exposition of 1889, tracing architecture's evolution
Title
The future of architecture since 1889 : a worldwide history
Author
Jean-Louis Cohen
Uniform title
The future of architecture since 1889
Language
English
Publisher
London: Phaidon, 2016 | Other editions
527 p. : ill.
ISBN
9780714873190 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
715.8 (SISO) Architectuur ; 20ste - 21ste eeuw (ZIZO)

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About Jean-Louis Cohen

Jean-Louis Cohen (born 20 July 1949) is a French architect and architectural historian specializing in modern architecture and city planning. Since 1994 he has been the Sheldon H. Solow Professor in the History of Architecture at New York University Institute of Fine Arts.

Life and career

Cohen was born in Paris and trained as an architect at the École Spéciale d'Architecture and at the Unité Pédagogique n° 6 in Paris, graduating in 1973 and then receiving his post-graduate diploma Architecte DPLG (Architecte diplômé par le gouvernement) in 1979. He received his Ph.D. in Art History from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in 1985. After directing the Architectural Research Program at the French Ministry of Housing, from 1983 to 1996 he held a Research Professorship at the School of Architecture Paris-Villemin, and from 1996 to 2004, a Chair in Town-Planning History at the Institut Français d'Urbanisme, …Read more on Wikipedia