Lewis Mumford and American Modernism: Eutopian Theories for Architecture and Urban Planning
Eutopian Theories for Architecture and Urban Planning
Lewis Mumford and American Modernism examines the career and writings of America's leading critic of architecture and urbanism. The author of numerous books on the history of architecture, Mumford focused on the roles that technology and urbanism have played in modern civilization. Indeed, his writings have proved to be prescient, forming the basis for architecture and urban planning at a time of transition and redefinition at the end of the twentieth century.