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Nature of Ornament Rhythm and Metamorphosis in Architecture

ISBN-10: 0393730360

ISBN-13: 9780393730364

Edition: 2000

Authors: Kent Bloomer

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Description:

This work offers an argument for the vitality and meaning of ornament in modern architecture.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/17/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 250
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
The Term Ornament
Utility
The Linguistic Nature of Ornament
Conventionalization
Rhythm
Rhythmized Foliation
Metamorphosis
Gothic Metamorphosis
The Rhythmized Body in Architecture
Appropriation, Reappropriation, and Relocation
Ornament and Modern Technology
Ornament and the Modern Plan
On the Absence of Ornament
Place and Repose
Notes
Credits
Index