Search - List of Books by Sigfried Giedion

Sigfried Giedion (14 April 1888, Prague – 10 April 1968, Zürich) (also spelled Siegfried Giedion) was a Bohemia-born Swiss historian and critic of architecture.

His ideas and books, Space Time and Architecture, and Mechanization Takes Command, had an important conceptual influence on the members of the Independent Group at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in the 1950s era.

He was the first secretary-general of the Congrès International d'Architecture Moderne. He has also taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.

He was a pupil of Heinrich Wölfflin.

Space, Time & Architecture Giedion wrote an influential standard history of modern architecture, Mechanization Takes Command established a new kind of historiography.

He married Carola Giedion-Welcker, who created a circle of vanguardist artists in Switzerland, which included architect Aldo van Eyck. His daughter Verena married the architect Paffard Keatinge-Clay.

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Total Books: 17
Mechanization Takes Command A Contribution to Anonymous History
Mechanization Takes Command A Contribution to Anonymous History
2010 - Mechanization Takes Command a Contribution to Anonymous History [New York Review Books Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781590173374
ISBN-10: 1590173376
Genres: History, Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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Space Time and Architecture The Growth of a New Tradition Fifth Revised and Enlarged Edition
2009 - Space Time and Architecture the Growth of a New Tradition Fifth Revised and Enlarged Edition [The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674030473
ISBN-10: 0674030478
Genres: Arts & Photography, Engineering & Transportation
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El presente eterno/ The Present Eternity Los Comienzos Del Arte Una Aportacion Al Tema De La Constancia Y El Cambio
El presente eterno/ The Present Eternity Los Comienzos De La Arquitectura Una Aportacion Al Tema De La Constancia Y El Cambio
Geschichte des Bades
1998 - Geschichte Des Bades (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783434504337
ISBN-10: 3434504338
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Escritos escogidos
1997 - Escritos Escogidos (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788492017799
ISBN-10: 8492017791
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Building in France Building in Iron Building in Ferroconcrete
1996 - Building in France Building in Iron Building in Ferroconcrete [Texts and Documents Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780892363193
ISBN-10: 0892363193
Genres: Arts & Photography, History, Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
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Building in France Building in Iron Building in Ferroconcrete
1996 - Building in France Building in Iron Building in Ferroconcrete [Texts & Documents] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780892363209
ISBN-10: 0892363207
Genres: Arts & Photography, History, Engineering & Transportation
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Raum Zeit Architektur Die Entstehung einer neuen Tradition
1996 - Raum Zeit Architektur Die Entstehung Einer Neuen Tradition [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783764354077
ISBN-10: 3764354070
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1992 - Raum Zeit Architektur Die Entstehung Einer Neuen Tradition [Studio Paperback - German Edition] (Paperback)
Walter Gropius
1992 - Walter Gropius [Dover Books on Architecture] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486271187
ISBN-10: 0486271188
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Engineering & Transportation
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Architecture You and Me The Diary of a Development
1958 - Architecture You and Me the Diary of a Development (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780674044500
ISBN-10: 0674044509
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Architecture and the Phenomena of Transition The Three Space Conceptions in Architecture
The Beginnings of Architecture The Eternal Present  A Contribution on Constancy and Change  Bollingen Series XXXV
The Beginnings of Architecture the Eternal Present a Contribution on Constancy and Change Bollingen Series Xxxv [The A.W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts, 1957] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780691018355
ISBN-10: 0691018359
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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The Eternal Present Beginnings of Architecture v 2
The Eternal Present Beginnings of Architecture V 2 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780691099453
ISBN-10: 0691099456
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