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Title Architectural theory : from the Renaissance to the present : 89 essays on 117 treatises / with a preface by Bernd Evers ; and an introdution by Christof Thoenes
Published Koln ; London : Taschen, [2003]
Koln ; London : Taschen, c2003


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Description 848 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Italy / Veronica Biermann [and others] -- France / Christian Freigang / Jarl Kremeier -- Spain / Barbara Borngässer Klein -- England / Carsten Ruhl -- Germany / Bernd Evers / Jürgen Zimmer -- 20th century / Gilbert Lupfer / Jürgen Paul / Paul Sigel
Summary "Discusses, in 89 concise essays, the most important treatises on architecture from the Renaissance to today. The authors explore the origins of each treatise and examine the motives that have prompted architects over the past 500 years to set down their ideas on paper. Grouped by nation and epoch, the writings of Leon Battista Alberti, Andrea Palladio, Marc-Antoine Laugier, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, John Shute Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Aldo Rossi and Rem Koolhaas are just some of those discussed"--Inside front cover
Notes "In cooperation with the Kunstbibliothek der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 826-833) and index
Notes Translated from the German
Subject Architecture -- Philosophy -- History.
Architecture -- Philosophy.
Architecture -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Essays.
Author Evers, Bernd, 1941-
Thoenes, Christoph
Staatliche Kunstbibliothek (Berlin, Germany)
LC no. 00002477
ISBN 382281699X