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Los Angeles; the architecture of four ecologies.

Reyner Banham

Los Angeles; the architecture of four ecologies.

by Reyner Banham

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Los Angeles.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- California -- Los Angeles,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA735.L55 B3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p.
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5317139M
      LC Control Number72148430

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Banham, Reyner. Angeles: the architecture of four ecologies. London, Allen Lane, (OCoLC) destroyed. Who knows what Banham might make of the place now. This is a great little book. Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies Thomas Guide: Los Angeles & Orange Counties (Thomas Guide Streetguide Los Angeles and Orange County) Automated Ecologies: Towards an Adaptive Ecology of Mind, Material and Intelligent Machines in Architecture?File Size: KB.

      Reyner Banham’s book is a lighthearted and affectionate tribute to Los Angeles. That’s right, Los Angeles, everybody’s favorite horrible example, Mumford’s “anti-city,” Reaganland, the Ur-city of the plastic culture, of Kustom-Kars and movie stars, nutburgers and Mayor Yorty and The Monkees, the Dream Factory, fantasy land, Watts and the barrio, glass and stucco-built, neon-lit. Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies / Edition 2 available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 03/05/ Publisher: University of California Press. Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies / Edition 2. by Reyner Banham, Joe Day Los Angeles Times "Banham's book has remained Brand: University of California Press.

      Book Review | March 01 Review: Los Angeles, the Architecture of Four Ecologies by Reyner Banham Los Angeles, the Architecture of Four Ecologies. About this Item: University of California Press March , Trade Paperback. Condition: New. Reyner Banham examined the built environment of Los Angeles in a way no architectural historian before him had done, looking with fresh eyes at its manifestations of popular taste and industrial ingenuity, as well as its more traditional modes of residential and commercial building.


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