Classical architecture :the poetics of order /Alexander Tzonis and Liane Lefaivre.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-225835

Description

x, 306 p. : ill., plans ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture, Classical.
Architecture Orders.
Arquitetura
Architektur
Ordnung
Geschichte (1540-1805)
Klassizismus

Originator

Tzonis, Alexander.
Lefaivre, Liane.
Tzonis, Alexander. Taal van de klassicistiese architektuur.

Contents

Logos opticos: the logic of composition -- I. Rules of composition. Taxis: the framework ; The genera: the elements ; Symmetry: the relations -- II. Anthology of classical works. Architectural scansion ; Parataxis: the architectural parade -- III. Why classicism? Entaxis: confrontations and conflicts ; Critical classicism: the tragic function.

Publication

Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press

Description

x, 306 p. : ill., plans ; 24 cm.

Notes

"This publication draws in part from De taal van de klassicistiese architektuur"--T.p. verso.
Includes indexes.
Bibliography: p. 289-295.
Gift of Diane Nicholls, April 2, 2009.

ISBN

0262200597
9780262200592
026270031X (pbk.) :
9780262700313 (pbk.)

Call Number

Stacks NA260.T96 1986