Eric Mumford. The CIAM Discourse on Urbanism, Cambridge: MIT Press, pp. $ (cloth), ISBN Reviewed by Gail . Over a period of three decades, from to , the Congrès Internationaux d’ Architecture Moderne (CIAM) formed an unconventional. Get this from a library! The CIAM discourse on urbanism, [Eric Paul Mumford] — “CIAM (Congres Internationaux D’Architecture Moderne), founded in .

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The CIAM discourse on urbanism, 1928-1960

While the Doscourse City pattern satisfies the individual, he argued that it loses the advantages of collective organization. These elements cannot be established on a business basis.


Write a review Rate this item: This was further hindered, on numerous occasions, by individual members ciak to steer the CIAM to suit their own agenda. Thursday, 31 March Eric Mumford: Their predecessors no longer are, they are out.

The Dwelling, which should be orientated to the sun, quiet and efficiently organized. Following findings from Bohemia and Kaufman however, Gropius and Giedion shifted the debate over urbahism heights away from the strictly economic justifications toward the collective social and spiritual advantages of each type. The intent throughout Frankfurt was to demonstrate the use of assembly-line methods for socialist or at least social democratic ends.

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Linked Data More info about Linked Data. In this first book-length history of the organization, architectural historian Eric Mumford focuses on CIAM’s discourse to trace the development and promotion of its influential concept of dicsourse “Functional City.

America and Europe Its members included some of the best-known architects of the twentieth century, such as Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, and Richard Neutra, but also hundreds of others who looked to it for doctrines on how to shape the urban environment in a rapidly changing world.

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The Concentrated City, favored with modern techniques, assures the liberty of the individual within the housing fabric and organizes the collective life in relation to recreation. Mumford also looks at CIAM’s efforts after World War II to find a new basis for a socially engaged architecture and describes the attempts by the group of younger members called Team 10 to radically revise CIAM’s mission in the s, efforts that led to the organization’s dissolution in Laboratories for research in new construction techniques.

In this first book-length history of the organization, architectural historian Eric Mumford focuses on CIAM’s discourse to trace the development and promotion of its influential concept of the “Functional City.