Architectural Theory: An Anthology from Vitruvius to 1870

Architectural Theory: An Anthology from Vitruvius to 1870

Harry Francis Mallgrave

Architectural concept: Vitruvius to 1870 is a landmark anthology that surveys the improvement of the sphere of structure from its earliest days to the 12 months 1870. the 1st really complete anthology that brings jointly the vintage essays within the box, the quantity chronicles the foremost advancements and tendencies in structure from Vitruvius to Gottfried Semper.

* quantity 1 of the 1st review of architectural proposal from antiquity to the current day; this quantity covers 25 B.C. to 1870
* Collects over 2 hundred vintage essays within the box, prepared thematically for the scholar and pupil, overlaying Classicism, Neoclassicism, the Enlightenment, Romanticism, and the Gothic
* contains German, French, and Italian essays showing in English the following for the 1st time
* encompasses a normal advent and headnotes to every essay written by means of a popular specialist on architectural theory.

“The book's variety is beautiful, its scholarship completely exact, and its rendering of rules solely lucid. right here now we have a accomplished and insightful account of concept that may, I belief, locate its manner onto the desks of scholars, professors, and execs alike.” David Leatherbarrow, collage of Pennsylvania

“Harry Mallgrave’s Architectural thought is the main scrupulous, discriminating, and invaluable anthology you will anticipate following the final 3 many years of extreme examine within the historical past of Western architectural theory.” Martin Bressani, McGill University

“[Architectural concept] represents an exceptionally beneficial source for architectural layout, historical past, and conception schooling and, extra commonly, for classy schooling, paintings historical past, aesthetics, and visible first-class stand-alone spouse to the tutorial, undergraduate, and graduate student.” magazine of Aesthetic schooling

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