|Constructing Worlds : Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age is a global exploration of 20th and 21st century architecture. Beginning with the birth of the skyscraper in New York City, seguing through the beginnings of modern America, post-colonial Africa and India; industrialised 1960s Europe; the increasing suburbanisation of the First World and the frenetic urbanisation of the new economic powers of Asia, the Middle East and South America. |
Architecture has long been a subject matter for photographers, who utilise the medium not just to document the built world, but also to reveal wider truths about society. This far-reaching and penetrating publication reflects on the continuing dialogue between photography and architecture, through the work of eighteen influential and genre defining artists.
Bernd and Hila Becher
Published with Prestel
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