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Nature and architecture / Paolo Portoghesi ; translated by Erika G. Young.

By: Portoghesi, Paolo.
Contributor(s): Young, Erika G.
Publisher: Milano, Italy : Skira Editore S.p.A., 2000Edition: [1st ed.].Description: 527 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 8881186586 (hbk.).Uniform titles: Natura e architettura. English Subject(s): Architectural design | Architecture -- Philosophy | Nature (Aesthetics)DDC classification: 720.108
Contents:
Nature and architecture. - The wall. - The floor, the ground, the title. - The roof, the house, the tent. - The pot, the well, the cave. - The column. - The architrave, the order, the cantilever. - The niche, the apse, the curve. - The arch, the vault, the bridge. - The door, the window, the light. - The temenos, the altar, the temple. - The shell, the cupola, the sky. - Ribs, the venation, vaults. - The tower, the obelisk, the castle. - The stairs, the chamber, the cell. - Centrality. - Frontality, axiality, the theatre. - Numbers. - The garden, paradise. - Growth and metaporphosis. - Architectural decoration. - The city. - Bibliography. - Index. - Index of place names.
Item type Current location Call number Copy number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Main Collection Taylor's Library-TU
720.108 POR (Browse shelf) 1 Available SABDx,23003,02,CL 1000117508

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Nature and architecture. - The wall. - The floor, the ground, the title. - The roof, the house, the tent. - The pot, the well, the cave. - The column. - The architrave, the order, the cantilever. - The niche, the apse, the curve. - The arch, the vault, the bridge. - The door, the window, the light. - The temenos, the altar, the temple. - The shell, the cupola, the sky. - Ribs, the venation, vaults. - The tower, the obelisk, the castle. - The stairs, the chamber, the cell. - Centrality. - Frontality, axiality, the theatre. - Numbers. - The garden, paradise. - Growth and metaporphosis. - Architectural decoration. - The city. - Bibliography. - Index. - Index of place names.

Translated from the Italian.