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From Bauhaus To Our House

Pub Date : 2009-11-24 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 142992425X
ISBN 13 : 9781429924252

Tom Wolfe, "America's most skillful satirist" (The Atlantic Monthly), examines the strange saga of American architecture in this sequel to The Painted Word, From Bauhaus to Our Hou..

From Bauhaus To Our House

Pub Date : 1981 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780374158927
ISBN 13 : 0374158924

Takes a critical look at the past fifty years of American architecture and assesses the influence of foreign architects and movements..

From Bauhaus To Our House

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Bantam

ISBN 10 : PSU:000048593953
ISBN 13 :

A short history of architecture in the twentieth century debunks the stuffy European contributions to both modern and post-modern building design. Reprint...

Hooking Up

Pub Date : 2010-04-01 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 142997902X
ISBN 13 : 9781429979023

Only yesterday boys and girls spoke of embracing and kissing (necking) as getting to first base. Second base was deep kissing, plus groping and fondling this and that. Third base w..

The Purple Decades

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Vintage Books USA

ISBN 10 : 0099479362
ISBN 13 : 9780099479369

The Purple Decades brings together the author's own selections from his list of critically acclaimed publications, including the best from The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, Radical ..

From Bauhaus To Ecohouse

Pub Date : 2010-01-01 | Author : Peder Anker | Publisher : LSU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807146231
ISBN 13 : 0807146234

Global warming and concerns about sustainability recently have pushed ecological design to the forefront of architectural study and debate. As Peder Anker explains in From Bauhaus ..

Architecture Of The Absurd

Pub Date : 2007-12-04 | Author : John Silber | Publisher : Quantuck Lane Pr & the Mill rd

ISBN 10 : UVA:X030257395
ISBN 13 :

In this tour of contemporary architecture, John Silber exposes the wilful disdain of \'genius\' architects for their clients, their budgets and the people who live or work inside t..