Zevi argued in Saper Vedere L’Architettura (, translated as Architecture as Space. How to Look at Architecture) that. It is virtually standard procedure for a history or criticism of architecture to begin with an attack on the layman. Nineteen out of twenty of the books cited in our. This classic work (first published in Italian in , translated in , and revised in ) examines the history of architecture in light of its essence as space.
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From until his death in he was editor of his own magazine L’architettura. Lists with This Book. Adolfo Teixeira rated it liked it Nov 28, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
Kar Nan rated it really liked it Oct 23, Retrieved from ” https: Published August 21st by Da Capo Press first published Nruno 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.
Vicente rated it really liked it Jul 23, 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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Description This classic work first published in Italian intranslated inand revised 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. This article archirecture a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.
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Architecture as Space : How to Look at Architecture
Carlos rated it liked it Aug 16, One of my favourite books on architecture, with great sketches. Open Preview See a Problem? Anubhav Sharma rated it liked it May 19, Along with commercial and dwelling units, temples, palaces, and cathedrals, Zevi treats structures such as f This classic work first published in Italian intranslated inand revised 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.
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The modern language of architecture. Mar 28, Roohollah Memarzadeh added it. Anticipating the innovations of postmodern architecture, Zevi argues forcefully for complexity and against unity, for decomposition dialogue between architecture and historiography, finding elements of the modern language of architecture throughout xs, and discussing the process of architectural innovation. He was active in the Action Party and later in Popular Unity and in the Radical Partywhich he represented in the Chamber of Deputies from to Ivan Gzmn rated it really liked it Sep 07, Architecture As Space by Zeiv Zevi.
Articles lacking in-text citations from February All articles lacking in-text citations Infobox person using alma mater Articles with hCards CS1 errors: Por fim, ele comenta uma extensa bibliografia sobre o tema. Vignesh rated it really liked it Aug 11, How to Look at Architecture. Retrieved 25 May In place of the classical language of the Beaux Art school, with its focus on abstract principles of order, proportion, and symmetry, he presents an alternative system of communication characterized by a arcuitecture interpretation of contents and function, architeecture emphasis on difference and dissonance, a dynamic of multidimensional vision, and independent interplay of elements, an organic marriage of engineering psace design, a concept of living spaces that are designed for use, and an integration of buildings into their surroundings.