The American Vitruvius: an architects' handbook of civic art
Princeton Architectural Press's Reprint Series was established in 1981 to make rare volumes on architecture available to a wider audience. The books' beautiful reproductions and finest quality printing and binding match those of the originals, while their 9-by-12-inch format makes them accessible and affordable. New introductions bring a modern voice to these classic texts, updating them to become invaluable contemporary resources. These critically acclaimed books are an essential addition to any library.
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American cities American Vitruvius angles arcades arches archi architect architectural artistic avenue axis beautiful Berlin block built Camillo Sitte Capitol cathedral central building church city hall city planning civic art civic center Colen Campbell colonnades connection court dome effect eighteenth century Elbert Peets elevation entrance esthetic facade feature feet forecourt formal frame front garden Gothic gridiron plan harmonious Haussmann's Hegemann and Peets height idea important intersection John Galen Howard L'Enfant's Landscape Architecture LOUIS XV Mall ment modern monumental buildings Opera palace Palazzo Farnese Palladio Paris park Peter's Piazza Place plan Fig plaza proposed public buildings radial Raymond Unwin Renaissance Rome Royal scale scheme setting shown in Fig shows side Sitte's skyscrapers square stand statue stories street design surrounding symmetrical temple theater tion tower town uniform Versailles vista Vitruvius walls Washington Werner Hegemann White House York
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