9781844861279

Ship Style Modernism and Modernity At Sea in the Twentieth Century

  • ISBN 13:

    9781844861279

  • ISBN 10:

    1844861279

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/01/2011
  • Publisher: Conway

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Summary

Some of the most exciting works of 20th-century architecture were born to sail the seas: luxury liners, cruise ships, ferries, and other passenger vessels that represented milestones in modernist style. Through extensive illustrations, including many previously unpublished photographs, this lavish volume examines their evolving design, These beautiful ships-powerful statements of commercial pride and even utopian visions-had a lasting influence on architecture ashore, and their sweeping forms and daring details will intrigue all design-conscious readers.

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