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Anastasia is currently reading it Mar 08, manfredl During the s, Tafuri published important essays in Oppositions, the journal directed by Peter Eisenman.

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Aland marked it as to-read Feb 05, Manfredo Tafuri an Italian architect, historian, theoretician, critic and academic, was arguably the world’s most important architectural historian of the second half of the 20th century. Casts light on the varied and original paths that modern architects have taken in their search for new forms, documenting with hundreds of photographs and diagrams superb engineering feats in Europe and America. To ask other readers questions about Modern Architecture Vol.


Christoffer Lundkvist marked it as to-read Jan 03, Although he always had a strong interest in this area of research, in the last decade of his career he undertook a comprehensive reassessment of the theory and practice of Renaissance architecture, exploring its various social, intellectual and cultural contexts, while providing a broad understanding of uses of representation that shaped the entire era.

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Renata Castillo added it Apr 09, Instead, it is a continuous struggle played out on critical, theoretical and ideological levels as well as through the multiple constraints placed on practice. His final work, Interpreting the Renaissance: Refresh and try again.

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