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The Architecture of Modern Italy, Volume I: The Challenge of Tradition 1750-1900 [1ed.]1-56898-420-0, 1-56898-436-7, 1-56898-438-3, 9781568984209

Author : Terry Kirk
"""Description:Unlike many views of Italian architecture that focus on discrete and separate periods, this survey has been structured by Kirk (architectural history, American U. in Rome) along a chronological continuum. Volume one begins with the architecture of the enlightenment, 1750-1800, and continues with Napoleon's time, 1800-1815, and restoration & romanticism, 1815-1860, and concludes with the unification and the nation's capitals, from 1860-1900. Volume two begins with the architects of the avante-garde in the early 1900s, then architecture during the Fascism regime, and the post-war reconstruction. The final chapter addresses modern Italian architecture, and ends with a discussion of Rome's master plan of 2000, which has been called ""a new master plan for growth for a city that does not need to grow."""""
Categories: Art Design: Architecture
Year :2005
Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 256[280]
File Info : pdf 10 Mb

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