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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This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. See 2 questions about Architecture As Space…. Cheeryswede rated it really liked it Oct 23, Return to Book Page. Ncwasmende Khumalo rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Looking for beautiful books? Lacking a modern code, they weakened and regressed to the familiar womb of classicism. From onwards, he wrote a column for the weekly L’Espresso magazine.
Such was Zevi’s uncompromising critique of any tendency in zvi architecture towards classicism that he even would criticize those architects he otherwise admired: Zevi was born and died in Rome. 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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Architecture as Space : How to Look at Architecture
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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G rated it liked it Jul 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The Best Books of University of Washington Press. The concept of space within architecture is echoed throughout the book especially in rennaissance and middle eastern architecture. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Due to the anti-Semitic laws, Zevi was forced in to abandon his studies, and so left for London, UK, before moving to the United States.
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.
Vicente rated it really liked it Jul 23, Retrieved from ” https: I got this book from a second hand book store when I was a student in Manchester One of my favourite books on architecture, with great sketches.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. How s;ace Look at Architecture that space is essential for both the definition architectture appreciation of architecture.
Por fim, ele comenta uma extensa bibliografia sobre o tema. 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 free interpretation of contents and function, an emphasis on difference and dissonance, a dynamic of multidimensional vision, and independent interplay of elements, an organic marriage of engineering and design, a concept of living spaces that are designed for use, and an integration of buildings into their surroundings.
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Jill rated it it was amazing Aug 01, 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.
The modern language of architecture. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Adolfo Teixeira rated it liked it Nov 28, Zevi was a vocal critic of “classicizing” modern architecture and postmodernism.