Graduate Architecture

Modern Color/Modern Architecture: Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture.

William W. Braham
Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2002
http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48033010

An investigation of the work of Amadee Ozenfant, critic, writer, painter and one of the voices of the modernist movement. His proposal for "Colour Solidity" in architecture assumes issues of form, function and appearance that continue to be debated.

PhD Dissertation title: The Heart of Whiteness: The Discussion of Color in American Architectural Journals around 1930
Completed: 1995 
Supervisor: Joseph Rykwert

Other Books by William Braham

  • Architecture and Systems Ecology: Thermodynamic Principles of Environmental Building Design. New York: Routledge, 2016.
  • Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style. London; New York: Routledge, 2013  (with Daniel Willis, editors).
  • Rethinking Technology: A Reader in Architectural Theory. New York, NY: Routledge, 2007 (with Jonathan Hale, and John Stanislav Sadar, editors).