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    DescriptionThis 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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    Title
    The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa and Other Essays
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Colin Rowe
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780262680370
    ISBN 10: 0262680378
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25850
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: ARC000000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ARC001000
    Abridged Dewey: 724
    DC12A: 720
    B&T Approval Code: A05092700
    DC22: 720.8
    LC classification: NA27 .R68 1993, NA27.R68 1
    Thema V1.0: AM
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    108
    Publisher
    MIT Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    MIT Press
    Publication date
    14 September 1982
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Review quote
    "Anyone who wants a record of Colin Rowe's published thoughts on architecture of the last thirty years, had better borrow, beg or steal this book." Architectural Association Quarterly "In these essays Rowe makes the history of ideas into a dramatic theatre and he prods the polemics, theories and orthodox histories of modern architecture onto its stage. Here they"re launched on clashing courses and their irresoluble conflicts played out among the set pieces of the modern movement." Journal of Architectural Education