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The Seduction of Place: The History and Future of Cities

Joseph Rykwert - History - 2013 - 336 pages
No other place on earth is as full both of promise and of dread as the city; it is at once alienating and exciting. These concentrations of people have not, however, come about ...
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On the Art of Building in Ten Books

Leon Battista Alberti, Joseph Rykwert - Architecture - 1991 - 442 pages
De Re Aedificatoria, by Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472), was the first modern treatise on the theory and practice of architecture. Its importance for the subsequent history ...
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The Dancing Column: On Order in Architecture

Joseph Rykwert - Architecture - 1998 - 598 pages
Joseph Rykwert is one of the major architectural historians of this century, whose full humanistic understanding of architecture and its historical significance is unrivaled ...
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Body and Building: Essays on the Changing Relation of Body and Architecture

George Dodds, Robert Tavernor, Joseph Rykwert - Architecture - 2002 - 427 pages
Essays on the changing relationship of the human body and architecture.
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The Idea of a Town: The Anthropology of Urban Form in Rome, Italy and the ...

Joseph Rykwert - Architecture - 1988 - 242 pages
The idea of a town must be strong enough to survive the inevitable chaotic overlay of urban experience, Joseph Rykwert asserts in this fundamental book on urban form. In his ...
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Richard Meier, Architect, Volume 3

Architecture - 1999 - 444 pages
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Robert and James Adam: The Men and the Style

Joseph Rykwert, Anne Rykwert - Architecture - 1985 - 223 pages
Examines the designs of the eighteenth-century architects and discusses their influence on the development of English architecture
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Structure and Meaning in Human Settlements

Tony Atkin, Joseph Rykwert - Architecture - 2005 - 371 pages
This book explores the relationships between form, space, and cultural meaning in human habitation. Authors from a variety of disciplines and international sites address the ...
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