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Just a moment architectute we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Outward appearances should resemble inner purposes, and function cannot be divorced from aesthetics.

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Mallorie Chase rated it liked it Aug 18, Juanjo rated it liked it Jul 23, Mannerist architecture as well as Post-modern architecture sees a problem with function and reacts by employing contradictory moderm columns that do not support, stairs that are impossible to climb.

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Fowe rated it liked it May 27, Melissa rated it really liked it May 13, Function understood in a meaningful way is not seen as a device, nor a contrivance.

Want to Read saving…. Colin Rowe uses a technique of comparative analysis in order to come to some conclusion about Mannerism and Modern Architecture. The parallels seen between Modernism and Mannerism are only valid if Architecture is seen as contrivance and a series of devices.

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Mannerism suffered from drawing our attention to individual elements; an absence of a holistic approach. Richard Sears rated it really liked it Nov 30, No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Tony rated it really liked it Nov 20, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ouldouz Fazlali rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Trivia About The Mathematics o This is a total flashback for me — back to architecture school at Cornell in the 70’s. 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.


Sophia rated it it was amazing Apr 06, Julia Cheam rated it liked it Dec 16, In he was awarded the Gold Medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the professional group’s highest honor. Lawry Boyer rated it really liked it Nov 29, Rawan Jaara rated it liked it Oct 01, This focusing on individual elements is a result of self-centred and cosmos-ignored manner of looking. Nour Al-qarra rated it really liked it Oct 23, Only if the individual sees meaning can such a focus on elements and devices be acceptable.