Bruno Taut: ; Part II. The Foundations of Activist Architecture: 3. Pacifism; 4. Regeneration; 5. Chiliastic expectations – the Gemeinschaft;. Iain Boyd Whyte, Bruno Taut and the Architecture of Activism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), first published , republished : Bruno Taut and the Architecture of Activism: This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and.

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The architectural and social premises which he developed in this seminal period were to be of paramount importance in the subsequent development of modern architecture in Germany in the s.

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Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. Whereas the history of the modern movement in architecture has generally been written in terms of functionalism, and the availability of materials and technology, Dr Whyte suggests that many of the roots of modern architecture were mystical and irrational, and were concerned less with function and purpose and more with millenarian dreams of the a society which might be achieved through the meditation of the architecture.


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