Zevi argued in Saper Vedere L’Architettura (, translated as Architecture as Space. How to Look at Architecture) that. It is virtually standard procedure for a history or criticism of architecture to begin with an attack on the layman. Nineteen out of twenty of the books cited in our. This classic work (first published in Italian in , translated in , and revised in ) examines the history of architecture in light of its essence as space.

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Its a cool book. In place of the classical language of the Beaux Art school, with its focus on abstract principles of order, proportion, and symmetry, he presents an alternative system of communication characterized by a free interpretation of contents and function, an emphasis on difference and dissonance, a dynamic of multidimensional vision, and independent interplay of elements, an organic marriage of engineering and design, a concept of living spaces that are designed for use, and an integration of buildings into their surroundings.

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To ask other readers questions about Architecture As Spaceplease az up. It give good ideas for how to deliniate space to make the users feel certain ways. Lists with This Book. This exciting theory of architecture as rupture and fragmentation marks him out as the seminal theoretician for all currents of modernism interested in iconoclasm and deconstruction, from Alvar Aalto in the s to Daniel Libeskind in the s.

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This classic work first published in Italian intranslated inand revised in examines the history of architecture in light of its essence as space, animating and illuminating architectural creations so that their beauty—or indifference—is exposed. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Lacking a modern code, they weakened and regressed to the familiar womb of classicism. Ivan Gzmn rated it really liked it Sep 07, How to Look at Architecture that space is essential for both the definition and appreciation of architecture.

Architecture As Space

Yuchen Zhang rated it it was amazing Oct 13, Zevi was born and died in Rome. Along with commercial and dwelling units, temples, palaces, and cathedrals, Zevi treats structures such as fountains, columns, and monuments, archiyecture them all to aesthetic, cultural, and functional criteria and explaining them in easily understood terms.

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I got this book from a second hand book store when I was a student in Manchester Zevi was a vocal critic of “classicizing” modern architecture and postmodernism. Description This classic work first published in Italian intranslated inand revised in examines the history of architecture in light of its essence as spacce, animating and illuminating architectural creations so that their beauty–or indifference–is exposed.

February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Along with commercial and dwelling units, temples, palaces, and cathedrals, Zevi treats structures such as f This classic work first published in Italian intranslated inand revised in examines the history of architecture in light of its essence as space, animating and illuminating architectural creations so that their beauty—or indifference—is exposed.

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