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Utopian adventure : the Corviale void

Author: Victoria Watson
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012.
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This unique book is about contemporary issues in architecture and urbanism, taking the form of a project for The Corviale Void, a one kilometre long strip of urban space, immured in the notorious Corviale housing development in Rome. It begins with one of the original theorists of modern urbanisation and architecture, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, looking into his fascination with the insides of walls, and on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Watson, Victoria.
Utopian adventure.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011
(DLC) 2011030397
(OCoLC)745609683
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Watson
ISBN: 9781409409922 1409409929 9781283367448 1283367440
OCLC Number: 764422637
Description: 1 online resource (117 pages cm) : illustrations
Contents: The origins of architecture --
The origins of air grid --
The origins of urban design --
Architecture and non-sense --
The Corviale void.
Responsibility: by Victoria Watson.
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Taking the form of a project for The Corviale Void, a one kilometre long strip of urban space, immured in the notorious Corviale housing development in the Southwestern sector of Rome, this title  Read more...

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