Zevi argued in Saper Vedere L’Architettura (, translated as Architecture as Space. How to Look at Architecture) that. It is virtually standard procedure for a history or criticism of architecture to begin with an attack on the layman. Nineteen out of twenty of the books cited in our. This classic work (first published in Italian in , translated in , and revised in ) examines the history of architecture in light of its essence as space.

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Lists with This Book. R rated it it was amazing Aug 27, Zevi was a vocal critic of “classicizing” modern architecture and postmodernism.

Goodreads architecthre the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Anticipating the innovations of postmodern architecture, Zevi argues forcefully for xs and against unity, for decomposition dialogue between architecture and historiography, finding elements of the modern language of architecture throughout history, and discussing the process of architectural innovation. Sep 09, Shinuna Said rated it liked it.

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This exciting theory of architecture as rupture and fragmentation marks him out as the seminal theoretician for all currents of modernism interested in iconoclasm and deconstruction, from Alvar Aalto in the s to Daniel Libeskind in the s. Vicente rated it really liked it Jul 23, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anubhav Sharma rated it liked it May 19, Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.


How to Look at Architecture.

Architecture As Space

Sep 23, Julia rated it really liked it. Kretheka rated it it was ok Aug 04, Yuchen Zhang rated it it was amazing Oct 13, In place of the classical language of the Beaux Art school, with its focus on abstract principles of order, proportion, and symmetry, he presents an alternative system of communication characterized by a free interpretation of contents and function, an emphasis on difference and dissonance, a dynamic of multidimensional vision, and independent interplay of elements, an organic brubo of engineering and design, a concept of living spaces that are designed for use, and an integration of buildings into their surroundings.

Kar Nan rated it really liked it Oct 23, Ivan Gzmn rated it really liked it Sep 07, On finishing school inhe enrolled at the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Rome. Want to Read saving….

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This classic work first published in Italian intranslated inand revised in examines the history of architecture in light of its essence as space, animating and illuminating architectural creations so that their beauty—or indifference—is exposed.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Carlos rated it liked it Aug 16, Looking for beautiful books? Along with commercial and dwelling units, temples, palaces, and cathedrals, Zevi treats structures such as fountains, columns, and monuments, subjecting them all to aesthetic, cultural, and functional criteria and explaining them in easily understood terms.

One of my favourite books on architecture, with great sketches. To ask other readers questions about Architecture As Spaceplease sign up.