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Architecture and utopia

Manfredo Tafuri

Architecture and utopia

design and capitalist development

by Manfredo Tafuri

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Environmental aspects,
  • City planning,
  • Form (Aesthetics)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementManfredo Tafuri ; translated from the Italian by Barbara Luigia La Penta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA2543.S6 T3313
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5206982M
    ISBN 100262200333
    LC Control Number75033128


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