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Postmodernism in architecture and planning : what kind of style?

Bourassa, Steven


Is the phenomenon of postmodernism in architecture and planning a matter of superficial style, or does it represent something more fundamental? What kind of style is postmodernism, and what kind of style should postmodernism be? This paper offers answers to these questions by referring to a comprehensive theory of aesthetics as a basis for evaluating postmodernism. This theory is sketched out and then postmodernism is defined by comparison with modernism. A fundamental split...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Urban Research Unit/Program
Date published: 1989
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.4225/13/590a509dd4d84
Access Rights: Open Access


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