The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa and Other Essays

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MIT Press, 1982 - Architecture - 223 pages
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This collection of an important architectural theorist's essays considers and compares designs by Palladio and Le Corbusier, discusses mannerism and modern architecture, architectural vocabulary in the 19th century, the architecture of Chicago, neoclassicism and modern architecture, and the architecture of utopia.

 

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Contents

Mannerism and Modern
29
Character and Composition
59
NeoClassicism
119
Modern Architecture II
139
Literal
159
LaTourette
185
Picture Credits
225
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Colin Rowe was a lecturer at Cornell.

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