Ideas That Shaped Buildings
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Description: In this text, Fil Hearn identifies and codifies into theoretical systems the operative tenets of architectural theory from ancient Rome to the present.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 10/10/2003
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Preface: Architectural Theory Is Everybody's Business|
|Introduction: Contours of Theoretical Development|
|Underpinnings (Relevant to All Theory)|
|Of Architecture and Architects|
|Standards of Judgment and Design Specification|
|The Uses of the Past|
|Conventions (Theory before 1800)|
|Images of the Ideal and Classical Design Method|
|The Orders: Evolving Rules for Formal Beauty|
|The Alternative Aesthetic: Breaking the Rules|
|Proportion: The Orders and Architectural Spaces|
|Principles (Theory from 1800 to 1965)|
|Rational Design Method|
|Generative Planning as the Basis for Design|
|Honest Structure as the Framework for Design|
|Truth to the Medium: Using Materials|
|Decoration and the Integrity of Design|
|Restoration: The Care of Inherited Buildings|
|Design of Cities|
|Convolutions (Theory since 1965)|
|Rationales beyond Rationalism|
|New Directions in Design Method|
|Time Line of Treatises (by John Hearn)|