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

Author: Wim de Wit; Christopher James Alexander; Getty Research Institute.
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Getty Research Institute, 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. 'Overdrive' examines these experiments and their impacts on modern design, reframes the perceptions of Los Angeles' dynamic built environment, and amplifies the exploration of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wim de Wit; Christopher James Alexander; Getty Research Institute.
ISBN: 9781606061282 1606061283
OCLC Number: 857542386
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (West-Pacific Nonfiction) 2014
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 27 cm
Responsibility: edited by Wim de Wit and 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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