This paper reviews Uncommon Ground, a book that is concerned with the interrelationship between construction (technology) and place (topography) in modern Western architecture. The reviewer criticizes Leatherbarrow’s writing style and argues that his thesis is not very impressive. Nonetheless, the book is useful because of the information it provides about the style of construction that developed during the late modern period. KEYWORDS: book review architecture history Leatherbarrow. MLA Style. 8 pages, 15 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source. 1,730 words.
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