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Carpo, Mario

Overview
Works: 101 works in 235 publications in 8 languages and 5,563 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Art  Surveys  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Dedicatee, Contributor
Classifications: NA2584, 724
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Most widely held works by Mario Carpo
Architecture in the age of printing : orality, writing, typography, and printed images in the history of architectural theory by Mario Carpo( Book )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The discipline of architecture depends on the transmission in space and time of accumulated experiences, concepts, rules, and models. From the invention of the alphabet to the development of ASCII code for electronic communication, the process of recording and transmitting this body of knowledge has reflected the dominant information technologies of each period. In this book Mario Carpo discusses the communications media used by Western architects, from classical antiquity to modern classicism, showing how each medium related to specific forms of architectural thinking." "Carpo highlights the significance of the invention of movable type and mechanically reproduced images. He argues that Renaissance architectural theory, particularly the system of the five architectural orders, was consciously developed in response to the formats and potential of the new printed media. Carpo contrasts architecture in the age of printing with what preceded it: Vitruvian theory and the manuscript format, oral transmission in the Middle Ages, and the fifteenth-century transition from script to print. He also suggests that the basic principles of "typographic" architecture thrived in the Western world as long as print remained our main information technology. The shift from printed to digital representations, he points out, will again alter the course of architecture."--BOOK JACKET
The alphabet and the algorithm by Mario Carpo( Book )

16 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptio urbis Romae by Leon Battista Alberti( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspective, projections, and design : technologies of architectural representation by Mario Carpo( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays selected for this text discuss various aspects of image-making technologies, geometrical knowledge, and tools for architectural design, focusing in particular on two historical periods marked by comparable patterns of technological and cultural change
Leon Battista Alberti's Delineation of the city of Rome (Descriptio vrbis Romæ) by Leon Battista Alberti( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and Latin and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alberti, Raffaello, Serlio, e Camillo : metodo ed ordini nella teoria architettonica dei primi moderni by Mario Carpo( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in Italian and French and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The working drawing : the architect's tool by Annette Spiro( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Large-scale working drawings are one of the fundamental tools in architecture, crucial from the early stages of creation up through the actual construction of buildings. Surprisingly, however, there has been very little published analysis of this tool. The Working Drawing fills that gap, drawing on a vast collection of working drawings held by the Department of Architecture of ETH Zurich. Annette Spiro, who assembled and categorized the collection itself, here presents one hundred highlights, with the assistance of coeditor David Ganzoni. The drawings featured span more than five centuries, cover a range of architectural tasks, and display a striking array of representational techniques. All the drawings are presented in full-color via large-trim spreads or fold-outs, accompanied by full catalog information and actual-size detail shots. The buildings featured range from masterpieces such as St. Peters Basilica in Rome to contemporary classics by Peter Zumthor, Diller + Scofidio, and more. Twelve essays by renowned authors thread through the volume, giving context and analyzing the different approaches. The result is a landmark volume, sure to be of value both to students and to practicing architects
The digital turn in architecture 1992-2012 by Mario Carpo( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The digital turn in architecture has gone through several stages and phases, and Architectural Design (AD) has captured them all. This anthology of AD's most salient articles is chronologically and thematically arranged to provide a complete historical timeline of the rise to pre-eminence of computer-based design and production. A much-needed pedagogical and research tool, this synopsis also relates the present state of digitality in architecture to the history and theory of its recent development and trends. Architectural students, scholars, and practicing architects will find this book an invaluable reference
La maschera e il modello : teoria architettonica ed evangelismo nell'Extraordinario libro di Sebastiano Serlio (1551) by Mario Carpo( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Projectiles by Bernard Cache( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Cache is the principal of the Paris-based practice Objectile and a noted theorist of geometry and computational ontology. This collection of ten essays brings together a number of key texts by Cache
Metodo ed ordini nella teoria architettonica dei primi moderni : Alberti, Raffaello, Serlio e Camillo by Mario Carpo( Book )

13 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Bauplan : Werkzeug des Architekten( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonis Baptistæ Alberti Descriptio urbis Romae by Leon Battista Alberti( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in 4 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La arquitectura en la era de la imprenta by Mario Carpo( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabet und Algorithmus : Wie das Digitale die Architektur herausfordert by Mario Carpo( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'architecture à l'âge de l'imprimerie : culture orale, culture écrite, livre et reproduction mécanique de l'image dans l'histoire des théories architecturales by Mario Carpo( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'examen des moyens de communication utilisés par les architectes occidentaux, de l'antiquité classique à la modernité, montre comment chaque média est lié à des formes spécifiques de la pensée architecturale. M. Carpo s'interroge sur les potentielles innovations techniques de l'architecture lors du passage du papier au numérique
Perspective, projections, projet Techniques de la représentation architecturale( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evoking through design : contemporary moods in architecture( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A visually stunning title, 'Evoking Through Design' features built work and speculative projects that highlight how contemporary practices are using devices such as spatial compositing, surface articulation, novel manipulations of matter and computational code in order to constitute spatial conditions radiating in delicate and sophisticated atmospheres. The theoretical foundations of the subject are explored through core essays on key themes: the historical lineage of the evocation of atmosphere and moods in architecture; the more recent preoccupation with speculative realism in architecture; the human body and atmosphere; and picturesque techniques."--Back cover
Elena Manferdini by Mario Carpo( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2G N.71 E2A : Piet Eckert & Wim Eckert( )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Architecture in the age of printing : orality, writing, typography, and printed images in the history of architectural theory
Alternative Names
Mario Carpo Italiaans historicus

Mario Carpo Italian architectural historian

マリオ・カルポ

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The alphabet and the algorithmPerspective, projections, and design : technologies of architectural representationLeon Battista Alberti's Delineation of the city of Rome (Descriptio vrbis Romæ)Projectiles