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Architecture on the carpet : the curious tale of construction toys and the genesis of modern buildings
Brenda and Robert Vale.
 
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  Stacks NA680 .V35 2013 (Browse Shelf) Available
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  • ISBN: 9780500342855 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0500342857 (hbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 829055726
Notes
  • Includes index.
Table of Contents

Toys are Us -- Modernism on the line -- Richter's blocks and the castles on the Rhine -- Meccano and making visible how things work -- Lott's bricks and the arts and crafts movement -- Wenebrik and the (Un-modern) steel house -- Lincoln Logs and the log cabin -- Mobaco and De Stijl -- Bayko and suburbia -- Minibrix and unassuming architecture -- Juneero and the architecture of make-do-and-mend -- Castos and concrete on the carpet -- Bilt-E-Z, girder and panel, Arkitex and the brave new world -- Playpax and deconstruction -- Lego and the green city -- Learning architecture on the carpet.
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