Yozshukazahn Anticipating the innovations of postmodern architecture, Zevi argues forcefully for complexity and against unity, for decomposition rachitecture between architecture and historiography, finding elements of the modern language of architecture throughout history, and discussing the process of architectural innovation. I got this book from a second hand book store when I was a student in Manchester The Best Books of Lacking a modern code, they weakened and regressed to the familiar womb of classicism. The modern language of architecture. Lists with This Book. Open Preview See a Problem? The concept of space within architecture is bfuno throughout the book especially in rennaissance and middle eastern architecture.
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English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. This zeevi theory of architecture as rupture and fragmentation marks him out as the seminal theoretician for all currents of modernism interested in iconoclasm and deconstruction, from Alvar Aalto in the s to Daniel Libeskind in the s. Sep 09, Shinuna Said rated it liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Beautifully illustrated with examples from the entire history of the art, this is one of the most stimulating and provocative books ever written on the history and purpose of architecture.
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Jill rated it it was amazing Aug 01, Description This classic work first published in Italian intranslated inand spave in examines the history of architecture in light of its essence as space, animating and illuminating architectural creations so that their beauty—or indifference—is exposed.
Along with commercial and dwelling units, temples, palaces, and cathedrals, Zevi treats structures such as fountains, columns, and monuments, subjecting them all to aesthetic, cultural, and functional criteria and explaining them in easily understood terms.
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