Architecture: meaning and place : selected essays

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Rizzoli International Publications, May 15, 1988 - Architecture - 254 pages
Examines the inherent meaning and language of architecture, and analyzes the representative works of Baroque, modern, and post-modern architecture

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Contents

Foreword by Paolo Portoghesi Theory
7
Introduction
11
Meaning in Architecture
17
The Concept of Place
27
Heideggers Thinking on Architecture
39
History
49
Albertis Last Intentions
51
Borromini and the Bohemian Baroque
61
Tugendhat House
153
Bauhaus
167
Postmodern
179
Towards an Authentic Architecture
181
The Message of Louis Kahn
201
The Vision of Paolo Portoghesi
207
The Places of Ricardo Bofill
215
The Earth and Sky of Jorn Utzon
223

Space in Architecture after Guarini
77
Centralization and Extension in Bernardo Vittones Sacred Works
93
Timber Buildings in Europe
105
Modern
123
Behrens House
125
Schroder House
141
The Testament of Carlo Scarpa
231
On the Way to Figurative Architecture
233
Notes
246
Bibliographical Notes
251
Index
253
Copyright

About the author (1988)

Norberg-Schulz took a degree in architecture at the Zurich Polytechnic in 1949. He studied the history of architecture at Harvard University and in Rome (history of architecture and technology of construction with Pier Luigi Nervi), becoming a professor in 1964. He participated in the Norwegian CIAM group in 1950; other members included Sverre Fehn and Jorn Utzon. Beginning 1966 he was a professor of architecture in the Department of Architecture at Oslo. He was awarded a degree ad honorem at Hanover in 1978, and the Gold Medal of the French Academy of Architecture.

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