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Overdrive. L.A. constructs the future, 1940-1990.

Publisher: Los Angeles : Getty Trust Publications 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From 1940 to 1990, Los Angeles rapidly evolved into one of the most populous and influential industrial, economic, and creative capitals in the world. During this era, the region was transformed into a laboratory for cutting-edge architecture. This book examines these experiments and their impact on modern design, reframes the perceptions of Los Angeles's dynamic built environment, and amplifies the exploration of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781606061282 1606061283
OCLC Number: 833341929
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (West-Pacific Nonfiction) 2014
Description: 320 pages
Responsibility: Wim de Wit; Christopher James Alexander.

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From 1940 to 1990, Los Angeles rapidly evolved into one of the most populous and influential industrial, economic, and creative capitals in the world. During this era, the region was transformed into  Read more...
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