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By Manfredo Tafuri

Written from a neo-Marxist perspective through a widespread Italian architectural historian, structure and Utopia leads the reader past architectural shape right into a broader figuring out of the relation of structure to society and the architect to the staff and undefined. It discusses the backyard towns circulate and the suburban advancements it generated, the German-Russian architectural experiments of the Twenties, where of the avant-garde within the plastic arts, and the makes use of and pitfalls of seismological ways to structure, and assesses the clients of socialist alternatives.

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