Founded in 1928 by the great Milanese architect Gio Ponti, it has consistently highlighted the characteristic styles of each age, from Art Deco, Modernism, Functionalism, to Pop, Postmodernism and Late Modern. Beautifully designed and documented, domus presents the most exciting projects from around the world.
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Volume I —1928–1939: Birth of the International Style
Volume II —1940–1949: Destruction and reconstruction
Volume III —1950–1954: Architecture of the avant-garde
Volume IV —1955–1959: International affairs
Volume V —1960–1964: Design goes pop
Volume VI —1965–1969: Looking to the future
Volume VII —1970–1974: Individuality reigns supreme
Volume VIII —1975–1979: The rise of ecological awareness
Volume IX —1980–1984: Postmodern preoccupations
Volume XI –1990–1994: The next generation
Volume XII —1995–1999: Leaving the 20th century