Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey: Architecture Across Cultures in the 1950s and 1960s - Routledge Research in Architecture (Paperback)Meltem OE Gurel (editor)
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Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey studies the unfolding of modern architecture in Turkey during the 1950s and 1960s. The book brings together scholars who have carried out extensive research on post-WWII modernism in a global context.
The authors situate Turkish architectural case studies within an international framework during this period, providing a close reading of how architectural culture responded to ubiquitous post-war ideas and ideals, and how it became intertwined with politics of modernization and urbanization.
This book contributes to contemporary scholarship to reconsider post-war architecture, beyond canonical explanations.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm