Charles Jencks

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Charles Jencks (Baltimora in su 1939) est unu teoricu de s'architetura americanu, unu architetto de su paesaggiu e unu designer.

Issu primu aiat istudiadu Literadura Inglesa in s'Universidade de Harvard, poi aiat leadu una laurea in architetura in sa Harvard Graduate School of Design in su 1965, pro finire aiat leadu su PhD (dottoradu de ricerca) in Istoria de s'architetura in s'University College de Londra.

Finas si no est istadu coniadu dae issu, su termine postmodern, chi fit in su titulu de unu liberu sou de su 1977 The Language of Post-Modern Architecture, est dae tottu reconnottu chi l'aiat resu populare issu, massimu in relatzione a s'architetura.


Seletzione bibliografica[càmbia | edit source]

  • (EN)Critical Modernism - Where is Post Modernism going?, Wiley Academy, London, 2007.
  • (EN)The Iconic Building - The Power of Enigma, Frances Lincoln, London, 2005.
  • (EN)The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, Frances Lincoln Limited, London, October 2003.
  • The New Paradigm in Architecture, (seventh edition of The Language of Post-Modern Architecture), Yale University Press, London, New Haven, 2002.
  • Le Corbusier and the Continual Revolution in Architecture, The Monacelli Press, 2000
  • Architecture 2000 and Beyond, (Critique & new predictions for 1971 book), Academy, Wiley, May 2000
  • The Architecture of the Jumping Universe, Academy, London & NY, 1995. Second Edition Wiley, 1997.
  • Heteropolis - Los Angeles, The Riots & Hetero-Architecture, Academy, London & NY, 1993.
  • The New Moderns, Academy London, Rizzoli, NY 1990.
  • The Prince, The Architects and New Wave Monarchy, Academy, London and Rizzoli, NY 1988.
  • Post-Modernism, The New Classicism in Art and Architecture, Rizzoli, NY and Academy, London 1987; German edition, 1987, reprinted 1988.
  • What is Post-Modernism?, St Martins Press, NY 1986, Academy, London 1986. Second Edition 1988. Third Edition 1989. Fourth Edition 1996.
  • Towards A Symbolic Architecture, Rizzoli, NY; Academy, London 1985.
  • Kings of Infinite Space, St. Martins Press, NY; Academy, London 1983.
  • Abstract Representation, St. Martins Press, NY 1983, Architectural Design monograph, London 1983.
  • Skyscrapers - Skycities, Rizzoli, NY 1980, Academy, London 1980.
  • Signs, Symbols and Architecture, edited with Richard Bunt and Geoffrey Broadbent, John Wiley, NY and London 1980.
  • Late-Modern Architecture, Rizzoli, NY 1980, Academy, London 1980. Translated into German and Spanish.
  • Bizarre Architecture, Rizzoli, NY 1979 and Academy, London 1979.
  • The Language of Post-Modern Architecture, Rizzoli, NY 1977, revised 1978, Third Ed. 1980, Fourth Ed. 1984, Fifth Ed. 1988, Sixth Ed. 1991, Academy Editions London 1977, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1991.
  • Modern Movements in Architecture, Anchor Press, NY 1973.

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