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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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Its a cool book. From onwards, he wrote a column for the weekly L’Espresso magazine. One of my favourite books on architecture, with great sketches.

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Architecture As Space

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Adolfo Rachitecture rated it liked it Nov 28, Along with commercial and dwelling units, temples, palaces, and cathedrals, Zevi treats structures such as fountains, columns, and monuments, subjecting them all to aesthetic, cultural, and functional criteria and explaining them in easily understood terms. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.


How to Look at Architecture that space is essential for both the definition and appreciation of architecture. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In he married Italian journalist and writer Tullia Calabi.

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Zevi was a vocal critic of “classicizing” modern architecture and postmodernism. Vicente rated it really liked it Jul 23, Description This classic work first published spcae 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. Por fim, ele comenta uma extensa bibliografia sobre o tema.

This article includes a list of referencesbut soace sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Zevk 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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lasha rated it liked it Nov 27, This exciting theory of architecture as rupture and fragmentation marks him out as the seminal theoretician for all currents of modernism interested in zebi and deconstruction, from Alvar Aalto in the s to Daniel Libeskind in the s.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. His family was Italian Jewish. Ovigabor rated it it was amazing Oct 10, University of Washington Press.