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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mannerism suffered from drawing our attention to individual elements; an absence of a holistic approach.
Function understood in moderb meaningful way is not seen as a device, nor a contrivance. Curtis Presley rated it it was amazing Dec 25, This is a total flashback for me — back to architecture school at Cornell in the 70’s.
Only if the individual sees meaning can such a focus on elements and devices be acceptable.
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This focusing on individual elements is a result of self-centred and cosmos-ignored manner of looking. Tony rated it really liked it Nov 20, Newer Post Older Post Home.
Justin rated it really liked it Nov 23, In he was awarded the Gold Medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the professional group’s highest honor.
Outward appearances should resemble inner purposes, and function cannot be divorced from aesthetics. Hans Dijk rated it it was amazing Dec 11, Colin Rowe was a British-born, American-naturalised architectural historian, critic, theoretician, and teacher; acknowledged as riwe major intellectual influence on world architecture and urbanism in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond, particularly in the fields of city planning, regeneration, and urban design.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Melissa rated it really liked it May 13, Colin Rowe uses a technique of comparative analysis in order to come to some conclusion about Mannerism and Modern Architecture.
During his life he taught mannwrism at the University of Texas at Austin and, for one year, at the University of Cambridge in England. Refresh and try again.
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Mannerist architecture as well as Post-modern architecture sees a problem with function and reacts orwe employing contradictory devices; columns that do not support, stairs that are impossible to climb. Function cannot be divorced from the object as a whole. Pablo rated it it was amazing Jan 06, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.