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Domus: 1940-1949
By Manolo De Giorgi (contributor), Peter Fiell (editor), Charlotte Fiell (editor) and Luigi Spinelli (introduced by)
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Publisher Taschen America Llc
Publication date December 1, 2008
Pages 580
Binding Hardcover
Edition Mul
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9783836509527
ISBN-10 3836509520
Dimensions 2 by 9 by 12.25 in.
Weight 6 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $69.99
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1940-1949: Destruction and Reconstruction. This volume covers the 1940s, when fascism came to a climax and World War II led to the extensive destruction of Europe. But the second half of this decade was also a time of reconstruction, democratization, and the related search for new social values. Unlike in Nazi Germany, in fascist Italy Modernism was able to advance in architecture and design - as proved impressively by the buildings and designs by Carlo Mollino, Gian Luigi Banfi, Franco Albini, and Giuseppe Terragni that are documented herein. After the war, Organic Design emerged alongside the International style. This edition reflects upon the economic, social, and cultural problems of the time, but also shows how the force of the avant-garde continued to thrive in Italy, Switzerland, Scandinavia and the USA. Reports and features on modern industrial design and furniture, as well as domestic and business interiors stand side by side with articles about novel prefabricated houses


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9783836509527 | details & prices | 580 pages | 9.00 × 12.25 × 2.00 in. | 6.05 lbs | List price $69.99
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