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Modern Architecture Vol. 2 by Manfredo Tafuri

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Geoffrey Makstutis added it Jun 18, Since this struggle continues in the present, architectural history is not a dead academic subject, but an open arena for debate. 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.

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During the s, Tafuri published important essays in Oppositions, the journal directed by Peter Eisenman. Trivia About Modern Architectu For Tafuri, architectural history does not follow a teleological scheme in which one language succeeds another in linear sequence.

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Tafuri held the position of chair of architectural history at the University Iuav of Venice. 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. His final work, Interpreting the Renaissance: Want to Read saving…. Books by Manfredo Tafuri.

Numkang rated it it was amazing Jul 20, Trevor is currently reading it Jul 07, Julijana Saveska marked it as to-read Feb 24, Renata Castillo added it Apr 09, Princes, Cities, Architects, published insynthesizes the history of architectural ideas and projects through discussions of the great centres of architectural innovation in Italy Florence, Rome, tafurj Venicekey patrons from the middle of the fifteenth century to the early sixteenth century, and crucial figures such as Leon Battista Alberti, Filippo Brunelleschi, Francesco di Giorgio, Lorenzo de’ Medici, Bramante, Raphael, Baldassare Castiglione and Giulio Romano.