A concrete Atlantis : U.S. industrial building and European modern architecture, 1900-1925

  title={A concrete Atlantis : U.S. industrial building and European modern architecture, 1900-1925},
  author={Reyner Banham},
"Let us listen to the counsels of American engineers. But let us beware of American architects!" declared Le Corbusier, who like other European architects of his time believed that he saw in the work of American industrial builders a model of the way architecture should develop. It was a vision of an ideal world, a "concrete Atlantis" made up of daylight factories and grain elevators.In a book that suggests how good Modern was before it went wrong, Reyner Banham details the European discovery… Expand
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