skip to content
The measure of the West : a representation of travel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The measure of the West : a representation of travel

Author: Álvaro SizaGiovanni ChiaramonteRoberto CremascoliMirko ZardiniLaura GeronazzoAll authors
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2018]
Series: desLibris., Books collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : English editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In 1984, Giovanni Chiaramonte photographed Álvaro Siza's building in Berlin, on whose façade some young people had written Bonjour Tristesse. The image was published on the cover of the magazine Lotus International. The following year, Siza and Chiaramonte met in Évora, on the occasion of a new series by the Italian photographer featuring the buildings of the great Portuguese architect. It marked the beginning
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1031343046
Named Person: Álvaro Siza; Giovanni Chiaramonte; Giovanni Chiaramonte; Álvaro Siza
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Álvaro Siza; Giovanni Chiaramonte; Roberto Cremascoli; Mirko Zardini; Laura Geronazzo; Craig Lund
ISBN: 9780773555426 0773555420
OCLC Number: 1048895917
Notes: Manuscript originally written in Italian and first published in Portuguese under title: A medida do ocidente: viagem na representação.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Series Title: desLibris., Books collection.
Other Titles: Misura dell'Occidente.
Responsibility: edited by Roberto Cremascoli, Laura Geronazzo ; text by Giovanni Chiaramonte, Roberto Cremascoli, Álvaro Siza, Mirko Zardini ; translated from the Italian by Craig Lund.
More information:

Abstract:

Two acclaimed artists and friends provide a unique visual account of the global urban landscape.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1048895917> # The measure of the West : a representation of travel
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1048895917#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Misura dell'Occidente.
    library:oclcnum "1048895917" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/quc> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/art_and_architecture> ; # Art and architecture
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/720/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architecture_general> ; # ARCHITECTURE / General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architecture_buildings_landmarks_&_monuments> ; # ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Landmarks & Monuments
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architecture_adaptive_reuse_&_renovation> ; # ARCHITECTURE / Adaptive Reuse & Renovation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/cities_and_towns_in_art> ; # Cities and towns in art
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/siza_alvaro_1933> ; # Álvaro Siza
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architecture_professional_practice> ; # ARCHITECTURE / Professional Practice
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architectural_photography> ; # Architectural photography
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/N72> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/chiaramonte_giovanni_1948> ; # Giovanni Chiaramonte
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/travel> ; # Travel
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architecture_reference> ; # ARCHITECTURE / Reference
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/cities_and_towns> ; # Cities and towns
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/chiaramonte_giovanni_1948> ; # Giovanni Chiaramonte
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/zardini_mirko> ; # Mirko Zardini
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/cremascoli_roberto> ; # Roberto Cremascoli
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/siza_alvaro_1933> ; # Álvaro Siza
    schema:bookEdition "English edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/lund_craig> ; # Craig Lund
    schema:datePublished "2018" ;
    schema:description ""In 1984, Giovanni Chiaramonte photographed Álvaro Siza's building in Berlin, on whose façade some young people had written Bonjour Tristesse. The image was published on the cover of the magazine Lotus International. The following year, Siza and Chiaramonte met in Évora, on the occasion of a new series by the Italian photographer featuring the buildings of the great Portuguese architect. It marked the beginning of a long friendship and a shared reflection on architecture, photography, and urban life."--"@en ;
    schema:description ""The Measure of the West presents a selection of sixty drawings by Siza and forty photographs taken by Chiaramonte in cities around the world. They make up two parallel routes that lead to the discovery of the shape of the modern city--always hanging in the balance between proportion, in which civilization can develop, and disproportion, in which civilization can go astray. Although animated by different intentions, these sketches and photographs appear as coherent traces of the same design, guided by the same desire to see, discover, understand, and learn. The differences between the black and white strokes of the drawings and the colour of the photographs disappear. Short texts, including thoughts on architecture, photography, drawing, representation, and nature, enrich a "poem of change" taking place in an era of globalization."--"@en ;
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/geronazzo_laura> ; # Laura Geronazzo
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/cremascoli_roberto> ; # Roberto Cremascoli
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/5401332436> ; # Misura dell'Occidente.
    schema:genre "Pictorial works"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Series/deslibris> ; # desLibris.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1031343046> ;
    schema:name "The measure of the West : a representation of travel"@en ;
    schema:productID "1048895917" ;
    schema:url <https://ezproxy.kpu.ca:2443/login?url=http://www.deslibris.ca/ID/455622> ;
    schema:url <https://login.ezproxy.cbu.ca/login?url=http://www.deslibris.ca/ID/455622> ;
    schema:url <http://www.deslibris.ca/ID/455622> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1874544> ;
    schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctv4t7zdz> ;
    schema:url <https://login.proxy.bib.uottawa.ca/login?url=http://deslibris.ca/ID/455622> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780773555426> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1048895917> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/chiaramonte_giovanni_1948> # Giovanni Chiaramonte
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1948" ;
    schema:familyName "Chiaramonte" ;
    schema:givenName "Giovanni" ;
    schema:name "Giovanni Chiaramonte" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/cremascoli_roberto> # Roberto Cremascoli
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Cremascoli" ;
    schema:givenName "Roberto" ;
    schema:name "Roberto Cremascoli" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/geronazzo_laura> # Laura Geronazzo
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Geronazzo" ;
    schema:givenName "Laura" ;
    schema:name "Laura Geronazzo" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/lund_craig> # Craig Lund
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Lund" ;
    schema:givenName "Craig" ;
    schema:name "Craig Lund" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/siza_alvaro_1933> # Álvaro Siza
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1933" ;
    schema:familyName "Siza" ;
    schema:givenName "Álvaro" ;
    schema:name "Álvaro Siza" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Person/zardini_mirko> # Mirko Zardini
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Zardini" ;
    schema:givenName "Mirko" ;
    schema:name "Mirko Zardini" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Series/deslibris> # desLibris.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1048895917> ; # The measure of the West : a representation of travel
    schema:name "desLibris." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architectural_photography> # Architectural photography
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Architectural photography"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architecture_adaptive_reuse_&_renovation> # ARCHITECTURE / Adaptive Reuse & Renovation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "ARCHITECTURE / Adaptive Reuse & Renovation"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architecture_buildings_landmarks_&_monuments> # ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Landmarks & Monuments
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Landmarks & Monuments"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architecture_general> # ARCHITECTURE / General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "ARCHITECTURE / General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architecture_professional_practice> # ARCHITECTURE / Professional Practice
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "ARCHITECTURE / Professional Practice"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/architecture_reference> # ARCHITECTURE / Reference
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "ARCHITECTURE / Reference"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/art_and_architecture> # Art and architecture
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Art and architecture"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5401332436#Topic/cities_and_towns_in_art> # Cities and towns in art
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cities and towns in art"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/5401332436> # Misura dell'Occidente.
    schema:name "Misura dell'Occidente." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780773555426>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0773555420" ;
    schema:isbn "9780773555426" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1031343046>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1048895917> ; # The measure of the West : a representation of travel
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1048895917#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> # Misura dell'Occidente.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:inLanguage "it" ;
    schema:name "Misura dell'Occidente." ;
    .

<https://login.ezproxy.cbu.ca/login?url=http://www.deslibris.ca/ID/455622>
    rdfs:comment "Access restricted: CBU users only" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.