San Giorgio a Liri: Re-integrating the Dispersed City

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Samir Younés, Ettore Maria Mazzola
Gangemi, 2005 - Architecture - 48 pages
The 'città felice' is not only the fabled but partially built city described in the Renaissance treatise. It can be realized by the persistent will to integrate the highest civic ideas with the will to integrate with nature and with regional architectural characters and materials.

Written in English and Italian.

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SAMIR YOUNÉS is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame. Now also the Director of the Rome Studies Program, Younés taught at the Catholic University of America from 1986 until 1991 when he joined the Notre Dame faculty. He also taught at the Prince of Wales' Institute of Architecture and lectured and reviewed student work at the Universities of Bologna, Ferrara, Miami and Maryland. His projects and essays on architecture and aesthetics have appeared in publications including Architectural Design, Archi e Colonne and American Arts Quarterly. He is the author of 'The True, the Fictive and the Real' and 'Quatremère de Quincy's Historical Dictionary of Architecture' and member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Affairs, which makes recommendations on national architecture issues and is composed of seven superintendents of the major regions and museums in Italy and five foreign scholars.

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