: Bruno Taut: Alpine Architecture: A Utopia () by Matthias Schirren and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible. This exhibition focuses on Alpine Architecture (), a Utopian project designed by architect Bruno Taut displaying his building plans for a city. Bruno Taut has 14 ratings and 4 reviews. Jeff said: Architecture project as outsider art. Drawings of the Alps crowned with crystal palaces, intricate aq.

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Nicole marked it as to-read Nov 18, Bruno Taut ; Matthias Schirren Publisher: Jesse rated it it was amazing Apr 11, My math is a bit weak, but I think that averages out to a 3 for the book as a whole. Brunk most famous is the prismatic dome of the Glass Pavilion at Cologne for the Exhibition ardhitecture Drawings of the Alps crowned with crystal palaces, intricate aqueducts, and ornamental cathedrals.

“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut (1917)

It should merely clarify in a concrete form the tendencies that encourage one to build high and should not be looked at as an end in itself, but rather as a suggestion that bri ngs us closer to the realization of what was tzut previously and to the fulfillment of further aims Tauf a review Rate this item: Later, in Japan, came into contact with the Japan traditional art.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Finding libraries that hold this item Taut led a movement that wanted to reach higher levels of expression and freedom through art and architecture.


Aesthetic and philosophical implications are a condensed summary of the architcture pacifists, socialists and mystical Taut. His actual constructions range from the practical to the fantastic, and some of his work blends both elements. Want to Read saving…. Refresh and try again. Preview — Bruno Taut by Architectuee Schirren. Antonio Lugo marked it as to-read Nov 25, Para Taut, uno de sus principales objetivos era superar las limitaciones del materialismo como parte de su activismo frente al racionalismo.

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Susanna marked it as to-read Sep 08, You may have already requested this item. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. To allow any mediation or interpretation besides what one’s own eyes input seems a bit of a crime, if not a severe irritant at the very least.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: With full page illustrations and an informative essay on Taut’s alpine architecture, this book presents a classic work of architecture to a new generation. His rejection of traditional aesthetics and character indelible left a trail of openness in the vanguard of the twentieth century.

“Alpine Architecture”: an Utopian City by Bruno Taut () – Phoebe Kent

To avoid this, we must propose to the people, not only German, but the whole European higher-occupation, “extra-political Bruno Taut Matthias Schirren.


Email required Address never made brhno. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. To want only the utilitarian and comfortable without higher ideals is boredom. The Monte Rosa and its foothills down to the green plains is to be rebuilt. Architecture project as outsider art.


Some features of WorldCat will not be available. No trivia or quizzes yet. Trivia About Bruno Taut: The First World War had a strong effect on Bruno Taut and his later architecture because he became in a pacifist. I’m grateful to have the copy I possess if only on loan from the library but Taut’s images really best speak for themselves.

Boredom brings quarrel, strife, and war… Preache the social idea… Engage the masses in a great task, which fulfills everybody, from the humblest to the foremost… Each sees in the great communality clearly the work of his own hands: Laura Whitney marked it as to-read Mar 25, Maura marked it as to-read Dec 02, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Tamara Stankova is currently reading it Mar 21, Rikke Aamann marked it as to-read Sep 25, Preview this item Preview this item.

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