Architectural Principles in the Age of Historicism
Explores the relationship between architectural history and the current practice of architecture. The authors draw on insights from anthropology, ancient history, theology, philosophy and the Holocaust. They also provide practical ideas which should help students build a more human world.
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PART ONE INTRODUCTION
PART TWO THE DEBATE
FOUR Building Types
PART THREE THE REMAINDER
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