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Item Number: 147592
Title: Laughing at Architecture : Architectural Histories of Humour, Satire and Wit
Author: Rosso, Michela
Price: Not Available
ISBN: 9781350022782
Description: London: Bloomsbury, 2018. 24cm., hardcover, 272pp. ilus.

Contents: 1. Laughing at the Baroque - Architectural Satire in Words and Pictures, Susanna Pasquali. 2. 'Stumbling-Blocks' and 'Odoriferous Vapours' - Satirising the Building World in Georgian Dublin, Conor Lucey. 3. The Thorn of Scorn - John Nash and his All Souls Church for a Transformed Regency London, Daniela Roberts. 4. Architectural Caricatures and the Popular Reception of Gaudi's Oeuvre, Josep-Maria Garcia-Fuentes. 5. Polemics, Satire and Architecture - Adolf Loos' Writings and the Viennese Feuilleton, Ruth Hanisch. 6. Images of Contempt - Il Selvaggio on Architecture (1924 - 1943), Michela Rosso. 7. Osbert Lancaster, Kenneth Frampton. 8. Irrational Interiors - The Modern Domestic Landscape Seen in Caricatures, Gabirele Neri. 9. From Little Russia to Planet of the Apes - Popular Naming of Social Housing in Flanders, Evert Vandeweghe. 10. Saul Steinberg's Double-Take on the Metropolis, Christoph Lueder. 11. The Modern City in the Mirror of Humour - A Different Portrait, Olivier Ratouis. 12. Mocking the Modern Office in Films - 1960 - 1985, TBC. 13. Splendid? Preposterous! Chinese Arts Mock the Architectural Spectable, Angela Becher.

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