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Urban Architectures in Interwar Yugoslavia

Urban Architectures in Interwar Yugoslavia

1st Edition

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Tanja D. Conley
April 10, 2020

Resulting from a twenty-year period of research, this book seeks to challenge contradictions between the concepts of national and modern architectures promoted among the most pronounced national groups of Yugoslavia: Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. It spans from the beginning of their nation-building...

The Architecture and Landscape of Health: A Historical Perspective on Therapeutic Places 1790-1940

The Architecture and Landscape of Health: A Historical Perspective on Therapeutic Places 1790-1940

1st Edition

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Julie Collins
April 09, 2020

The Architecture and Landscape of Health explores buildings and landscapes that were designed to treat or prevent disease in the era before pharmaceuticals and biomedicine emerged as first line treatments. Written from an architectural perspective, it examines the historical relationship between...

Architecture and the Language Debate: Artistic and Linguistic Exchanges in Early Modern Italy

Architecture and the Language Debate: Artistic and Linguistic Exchanges in Early Modern Italy

1st Edition

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Nicholas Temple
March 04, 2020

This book examines the creative exchanges between architects, artists and intellectuals, from the Early Renaissance to the beginning of the Enlightenment, in the forging of relationships between architecture and emerging concepts of language in early modern in Italy. The study extends across the...

Finding San Carlino: Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque

Finding San Carlino: Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque

1st Edition

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Adil Mansure, Skender Luarasi
December 19, 2019

The church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, also called San Carlino, is an architectural artefact that continues to attract numerous hypotheses and geometric analyses attempting to explain its form and meaning. Numerous investigations have attempted to reveal its underlying geometrical principles...

The Rise of Academic Architectural Education: The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture

The Rise of Academic Architectural Education: The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture

1st Edition

Alexander Griffin
July 22, 2019

Academic architectural education started with the inauguration of the Académie d'Architecture on 3 December 1671 in France. It was the first institution to be devoted solely to the study of architecture, and its school was the first dedicated to the explicit training of architectural students. The...

Time, History and Architecture: Essays on Critical Historiograpy

Time, History and Architecture: Essays on Critical Historiograpy

1st Edition

Gevork Hartoonian
October 17, 2017

Time, History and Architecture presents a series of essays on critical historiography, each addressing a different topic, to elucidate the importance of two influential figures Walter Benjamin and Gottfried Semper for architectural history. In a work exploring themes such as time, autonomy and...

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