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Body and building : essays on the changing relation of body and architecture

Author: George Dodds; Robert Tavernor; Joseph Rykwert
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2002.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Body and building.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001030604
(OCoLC)46462907
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Dodds; Robert Tavernor; Joseph Rykwert
ISBN: 9780262271813 0262271818 1423729803 9781423729808
OCLC Number: 62098363
Notes: Written for a symposium held at the University of Pennsylvania in March 1996 in honor of Jospeh Rykwert.
Description: 1 online resource (427 pages) : illustrations
Contents: "A promise as well as a memory": toward an intellectual biography of Joseph Rykwert / George Baird --
The architectonics of embodiment / Dalibor Vesely --
Greek temple and Greek brain / John Onians --
Doric figuration / Mark Wilson Jones --
Contemplating perfection through Piero's eyes / Robert Tavernor --
Reclining bodies: figural ornament in Renaissance architecture / Alina Payne --
Body, diagram, and geometry in the Renaissance fortress / Simon Pepper --
Dancing with Vitruvius: corporeal fantasies in northern classicism / Harry Francis Mallgrave --
On Inigo Jones and the Stuart legal body: "Justice and equity ... and proportions appertaining" / Vaughan Hart --
Sphere and cross: Vitruvian reflections on the Pantheon type / Karsten Harries --
Charles-Etienne Briseux: the musical body and the limits of instrumentality in architecture / Alberto Pérez-Gómez --
The foreigner / Richard Sennett --
Vitruvius Crucifixus: architecture, Mimesis, and the death instinct / Neil Leach --
Body and building inside the Bauhaus's darker side: on Oskar Schlemmer / Marcia F. Feuerstein --
Desiring landscapes/landscapes of desire: scopic and somatic in the Brion Sanctuary / George Dodds --
A tradition of architectural figures: a search for Vita Beata / Marco Frascari --
Sitting in the city, or The body in the world / David Leatherbarrow --
Upright or flexible? Exercising posture in modern architecture / William Braham and Paul Emmons --
Corporeal experience in the architecture of Tadao Ando / Kenneth Frampton --
Joseph Rykwert: an anthropologist of architectural history? / Vittorio Gregotti (translated by George Dodds and Robert Tavernor).
Responsibility: edited by George Dodds and Robert Tavernor.

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