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Intended as either the main text or a supplement for the Introduction to Architecture course at the senior or first year graduate level. The book consists of a set of reading of "classics" in different subject areas normally covered in a introductory course. The complete collection of readings represents a comprehensive introduction to the field of architecture.

Table of Contents

1 Vitruvius (Marcus Pollio)"Book 1" I Architectural History and Theory 2 Kenneth Frampton "Cultural Transformation" and "Territorial Transformation" 3 Colin Rowe "The Architecture of Utopia" 4 Vincent Scully "The Architecture of Community" 5 Robert Venturi "Historical and Other Precedents: Towards an Old Architecture" II Architectural Forms 6 Geoffrey Broadbent "Architects and Their Symbols" 7 Alan Colquhoun "Historicism and the Limits of Semiology" 8 James Marston Fitch "Experimental Context of the Aesthetic Process" 9 Bruno Zevi "Listing as Design Methodology" and "Asymmetry and Dissonance" III Architectural Technology 10 Reyner Banham "A Breadth of Intelligence" 11 Peter McCleary "Some Characteristics of a New Concept" 12 Mario Salvadori "Form-Resistant Structures" 13 Louis Sullivan "The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered" IV The Urban Environment 14 Delores Hayden "Placemaking, Preservation and Urban History" 15 Jane Jacobs "The Need for Aged Buildings" (and more...)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070614154
Author:
Stein, Jay M
Publisher:
WCB/McGraw-Hill
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Architecture
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
v. 2
Publication Date:
c1999
Binding:
TP
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xviii, 509 p.

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