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Architectural Theory_TASCHEN_9783836557467_TaschenSKU:9783836557467 Supplier: TASCHEN
Format: Hardback | 640 pages
Dimensions: 140 x 195 x 48.26mm | 1,235g
Publication date: 17 Oct 2019
If you've ever wondered what goes through architects' minds when they design buildings, you'll be happy to know that there's no shortage of brilliant reading material to satisfy your curiosity. Wading through the archives at your local library may prove fruitful to your endeavor, but it won't give you the instant gratification that Architecture Theory will.
This book brings together all of the most important and influential essays about architecture written since the Renaissance, copiously illustrated and neatly organized chronologically by country. From Alberti and Palladio to Le Corbusier and Koolhaas, the best treatises by architecture's greatest masters are gathered here, each accompanied by an essay discussing its historical context and significance. This is the all-in-one, must-have book for anyone interested in what architects have to say about their craft.
The comprehensive overview that will help transform even the most uninformed novices into well-informed connoisseurs!
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