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William J. R. Curtis (born March 21, 1948, in Birchington, Kent, England) is an important architectural historian whose writings have focused on twentieth century architecture. Curtis seems particularly interested in broadening the "canon" to include a wider range of architects working across the world.

Curtis was educated at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London (First Class Honors, 1970), and Harvard University (Ph.D., 1975). He has taught history and theory of architecture in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Curtis's most important work is Modern Architecture Since 1900, first published in 1982, and now in its third edition (1996). This book won the Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain in 1984. The third edition was awarded the architecture book prize of the American Institute of Architects in 1997. In 2006 the Museum of Finnish Architecture awarded Curtis its Commemoration Medal of Foundation on the occasion of the Museum's 50th Anniversary.

Curtis currently lives in southwestern France.

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Total Books: 7
Balkrishna Doshi An Architecture for India
2015 - Balkrishna Doshi an Architecture for India (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781935677499
ISBN-10: 1935677497
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Le Corbusier Ideas  Forms
2015 - Le Corbusier Ideas Forms (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780714868943
ISBN-10: 0714868949
Genre: Arts & Photography
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La arquitectura moderna desde 1900 tercera edicion
2008 - La Arquitectura Moderna Desde 1900 Tercera Edicion [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780714898506
ISBN-10: 0714898503
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Moderne Architektur seit 1900
2002 - Moderne Architektur Seit 1900 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780714893525
ISBN-10: 0714893528
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Carlos Ferrater
2001 - Carlos Ferrater (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788495273406
ISBN-10: 8495273403
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Modern Architecture Since 1900
1996 - Modern Architecture Since 1900 (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780132322737
ISBN-10: 0132322730
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Denys Lasdun
1994 - Denys Lasdun (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783433024669
ISBN-10: 3433024669
Genres: Engineering & Transportation, Substores
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