Card of the book
Title(degree): Architecture and community
Author: Siegfried Giedion
Publishing house(editorial): Editions New Vision
Year of edition: 1963
Number of pages: 192
Royal(real) size of the book: 11,5 x 16,5 cm
Impression of interiors: target and negro
Weight of the book: 200 gr
Synopsis: Siegfried Giedion's personality is vastamente known between(among) whom they are interested in the history of the modern architecture. From the first days of the Bauhaus up to the date Giedion it has been revealed as historian and important entertainer of the most advanced movements of the architecture of our epoch.
In this work, writings and conferences of different periods have been assembled by his(its) author in order to provide to the reader a wide panorama of the gun-sights to which it(he,she) must head today the architecture. Supports Giedion that the routine professional field must be overcome and that is indispensable to recreate the conscience of the community. In the specifically technical field, it(he,she) underlines the importance of the spatial conceptions that part with the new structures and analyzes some of them, comparing them with those of other historical periods.