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Précis of the lectures on architecture : with, Graphic portion of the lectures on architecture

Author: Jean-Nicolas-Louis Durand
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Getty Research Institute, 2000.
Series: Texts & documents.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1795, in the midst of the revolutionary turmoil in France, Jean-Nicolas-Louis Durand was named professor of architecture at the newly created Ecole Polytechnique. Durand seized the occasion to propose far-reaching changes for the teaching of architecture. Not only do his lectures emphasize utilitarian and economic values in the practice of architecture, but they also assail the rationale behind the bulwarks of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Designs and plans
Architectural drawings
Dessins et plans
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Durand, Jean-Nicolas-Louis, 1760-1834.
Précis of the lectures on architecture.
Los Angeles, CA : Getty Research Institute, 2000
(OCoLC)606557046
Named Person: Jean-Nicolas-Louis Durand
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Nicolas-Louis Durand
ISBN: 0892365803 9780892365807
OCLC Number: 42888060
Notes: First work originally published: Précis des leçons d'architecture données à l'Ecole polytechnique. Paris : J. Durand, 1802-1805. 2nd work originally published: Partie graphique des cours d'architecture faits a l'Ecole royale polytechnique depuis sa réorganisation. Paris : J. Durand, 1821.
Description: xiii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. From "Poetry of Art" to Method: The Theory of Jean-Nicolas-Louis Durand / Antoine Picon --
Precis of the Lectures on Architecture, Volume One. pt. I. Elements of Buildings. Sect. 1. Qualities of Materials. Sect. 2. Uses of Materials. Sect. 3. Forms and Proportions. pt. II. Composition in General. Sect. 1. Combination of the Elements. Sect. 2. The Parts of Buildings. Sect. 3. Buildings as a Whole --
Precis of the Lectures on Architecture, Volume Two. pt. III. Examination of the Principal Kinds of Building. Sect. 1. The Principal Parts of Cities. Sect. 2. Public Buildings. Sect. 3. Private Buildings --
Graphic Portion of the Lectures on Architecture --
How to Acquire in a Short Time True Architectural Talents --
Summary of the Portion of the Oral Lectures relative to the Graphic Work. Lecture 1. General Ideas. Lecture 2. The Elements of a Building. Lecture 3. Lecture 4. Lecture 5. Lecture 6. Lecture 7. Lecture 8. Works by Durand.
Series Title: Texts & documents.
Other Titles: Graphic portion of the lectures on architecture.
Précis des leçons d'architecture données à l'Ecole polytechnique.
Précis of the lectures on architecture ; with, Graphic portion of the lectures on architecture
Responsibility: Jean-Nicolas-Louis Durand ; introduction by Antoine Picon ; translation by David Britt.
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This text contains Jean-Nicolas-Louis Durand's lectures (originally published in 1802 and 1805), which were a watershed in the history of architectural theory. The second section, from 1821,  Read more...

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