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For example, the presence of elements of a different scale in immediate juxtaposition in Modern and Mannerist architecture lead to the conclusion that both architectural movements, Mannerism and Modern, had a commonality. Juanjo rated it liked it Jul 23, Nik Nedev rated it it was amazing Nov 30, This focusing on individual elements is a result of self-centred and cosmos-ignored manner of looking.

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Many of the essays are classics and it was good to re-read them all these years later. Not all of the essays are great, but it’s still fun to read anything written by Colin Rowe. No trivia or quizzes yet. Only if the individual sees meaning can such a focus on elements xolin devices be acceptable.

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Mannerist architecture as well as Post-modern architecture sees a problem with function and reacts by employing contradictory devices; columns that do not support, stairs that are impossible to climb.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Michelle rated it really liked it Jan 22, Colin Rowe uses a technique of comparative analysis in order to come to some conclusion about Mannerism and Modern Architecture.

Tony rated it really liked it Nov 20, Books by Colin Rowe. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lawry Boyer rated it really liked it Nov 29, Richard Sears rated it really liked it Nov 30, wrchitecture Colin Rowe was a British-born, American-naturalised architectural historian, critic, theoretician, and teacher; acknowledged as a 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.


This collection of an important architectural theorist’s essays considers and compares designs by Palladio and Le Corbusier, discusses mannerism and modern architecture, architectural vocabulary in the 19th century, the architecture of Chicago, neoclassicism and modern architecture, and the architecture of utopia.

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Kanan rated it really liked it Sep 12, Outward appearances should resemble inner purposes, and function cannot be divorced from aesthetics.

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