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A history of architectural theory : from Vitruvius to the present

Author: Hanno-Walter Kruft
Publisher: London : Zwemmer ; New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©1994.
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Kruft, Hanno-Walter.
History of architectural theory.
London : Zwemmer ; New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)624187998
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hanno-Walter Kruft
ISBN: 1568980019 9781568980010 1568980108 9781568980102 0302006036 9780302006030 0302006222 9780302006221
OCLC Number: 29668231
Language Note: Translation of: Geschichte der Architekturtheorie : von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. München : Beck, 1985.
Description: 706 pages, [95] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: what is architectural theory? --
Vitruvius and architectural theory in antiquity --
The Vitruvian tradition and architectural theory in the Middle Ages --
Leone Battista Alberti --
Quattrocento theory after Alberti --
Vitruvian tradition in the Renaissance --
Sixteenth-century codification --
Palladio and the North Italian Humanists --
The Counter-Reformation, Baroque & Neo-classicism --
The theory of fortification --
France in the sixteenth century --
The classical synthesis in seventeenth-century France --
The foundation of the French academy of architecture and the subsequent challenge to it --
Relativist architectural aesthetics, the Enlightenment and Revolutionary architecture --
Germany and the Netherlands in the sixteenth century --
The German-speaking regions in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries --
The Italian contribution in the eighteenth century --
Eighteenth-century views of antiquity --
The role of Spain from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century --
Developments in England from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century --
Concepts of the garden --
Nineteenth-century France and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts --
Germany in the nineteenth century --
England in the nineteenth century --
The United States: from Thomas Jefferson to the Chicago School --
Germany and its neighbours: 1890s-1945 --
France: 1900-1945 --
Italy: Futurism and Rationalism --
The Soviet Union --
The United States in the first half of the twentieth century --
Since 1945.
Other Titles: Geschichte der Architekturtheorie.
Architectural theory
Responsibility: Hanno-Walter Kruft ; translated by Ronald Taylor, Elsie Callander, and Antony Wood.
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