Eric Mumford, Defining Urban Design. CIAM Architects and the Formation of a Discipline, 1937–69. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009.

Korolija Fontana-Giusti, Gordana (2010) Eric Mumford, Defining Urban Design. CIAM Architects and the Formation of a Discipline, 1937–69. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009. Review of: Defining Urban Design. CIAM Architects and the Formation of a Discipline, 1937–69. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009. by Mumford, Eric. Urban History, 37 (1). pp. 196-198. ISSN 0963-9268. (Full text available)

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Abstract

The article critically reviews the book by Eric Mumford. While acknowledging its value and significant contribution to the history of urbanism, Fontana-Giusti argues for a more profound understanding which will include the complexity of the underlining philosophies held by the CIAM architects of this period.

Item Type: Review
Uncontrolled keywords: urbanism, urban design, CIAM
Subjects: D History General and Old World
E History America > E151 United States (General)
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > Architecture
Depositing User: Gordana Fontana-Giusti
Date Deposited: 31 May 2010 14:35
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2011 16:30
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24804 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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