Title: The Architecture of Humanism: A Study in the History of Taste
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company 1999-06-01
0393730352 / 9780393730357
Seller ID: 20070607109018
Reissued in trade format with a new introduction, The Architecture of Humanism offers a brilliant analysis of the theories and ideas behind much of nineteenth- and twentieth-century architecture. It discusses the classical tradition as reflected in the architecture of Renaissance and Baroque Italy and the role given the human body in that tradition. It is recommended reading for all architecture students, and essential for those interested in the revival of classical architecture.