Architectural Theory: From the Renaissance to the Present : 89 Essays on 117 Treatises

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Taschen, 2003 - Architecture - 845 pages
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This book charls the fascinating history of architectural theory from the Renaissance to the present day. Addressing its subject country by country and featuring over 850 illustrations, it offers a chronological overview of the most important architects and architectural theoreticians from Alberti to Koolhaas. Book jacket.
 

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great reference book for architects about architects in diff. countries and diff. history times

Contents

Preface BerndEvers
6
Italy
20
Leon Battista Alberti 22 Antonio Averlino called Filarete 28 Francesco di Giorgio Martini 38 Anonymous 48
48
Fra Giovanni Giocondo da Verona 60 Cesare Cesariano 66 Sebastiano Serlio 76 Iacomo Barozzi da Vignola
86
Pietro Cataneo 96 Daniele Barbara 102 Andrea Palladio 110 Vincenzo Scamozzi us Guarino Guarini 128
128
Andrea Pozzo 138 Domenico de Rossi 148 Giuseppe Galli Bibiena 156 Giovanni Battista Piranesi 164
164
Bernardo Antonio Vittone 174 Francesco Milizia and Giovanni Battista Cipriani
184
France
192
Out tjpaill Barbara Bomgasser Klein
378
Juan Caramuel de Lobkowitz
386
England CarstenRuhl
398
Germany
470
Albrecht Diirer 472 Walther Rivius or Ryff 482 Hans Blum 494 Hans Vredeman de Vries 500 Daniel Speckle 510
510
Wendel Dietterlin 520 Joseph Furttenbach the Elder 530 Abraham Leuthner von Grundt 540 Nicolaus Goldmann
634
Carl Alexander Heideloff 642 Georg Gottlob Ungewitter
648
20th Centliry Gilbert Lupferjiirgen Paul Paul Sigel
658

Villard de Honnecourt 194 Jean Martin 202 Philibert de IOrme 212 Jacques Androuet du Cerceau 220
220
Pierre Le Muet 232 Roland Freart de Chambray 240 Claude Perrault 248 Francois Blondel 258 Augustin
288
JacquesFrancois Blondel 296 MarcAntoine Laugier 310 MarieJoseph Peyre 312 ClaudeNicolas
336
Eugene Emmanuel ViolletleDuc
344
Camillo Sitte 660 Ebenezer Howard 668 Adolf Loos 674 Tony Gamier 680 Bruno Taut 692 Le Corbusier
701
HenryRussell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson 714 Walter Gropius 722 Frank Lloyd Wright 732 Paul
802
Rem Koolhaas
812
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About the author (2003)

Bernd Evers completed his doctorate in art history before embarking on a career as a librarian; since 1985 he has been director of the Kunstbibliothek der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin. He has published numerous articles on book and library studies, and a central topic of his research is the architectural history of the 17th to 19th centuries.

Christof Thoenes studied art history in Berlin and Pavia, before completing his doctorate in Berlin. Thoenes was Honorary Professor in Hamburg and now lives in Rome, where for many years he has worked for the Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max-Planck-Institute). He has contributed to numerous publications on Italian art, particularly on architecture and architectural theory of the 15th to 18th centuries.

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