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Return to Book Page. Function understood in a meaningful way is not seen as a device, nor a contrivance. Melissa rated it really liked it May 13, Nik Nedev rated it it was amazing Nov 30, Hans Dijk rated it it was amazing Dec 11, Want to Read saving…. No trivia or quizzes yet. Sharon rated it liked it May 27, Mannerist architecture as well as Post-modern architecture sees a problem with function and reacts by employing contradictory devices; columns that do not support, stairs that are impossible to climb.

Function cannot be divorced from the object as a whole.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In he was awarded the Gold Medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the professional group’s manneriism honor.


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Refresh and try again. Sophia rated it it was amazing Apr 06, Outward appearances should resemble inner purposes, and function cannot be divorced from aesthetics.

Michelle rated it really liked it Jan 22, Colin Rowe uses a technique of comparative analysis in order to come to some conclusion about Mannerism and Modern Architecture. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Hilary rated it it was amazing Sep 01, This 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.


This focusing on individual elements is a result of self-centred and architexture manner of looking. Ioana Voicu rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Function cannot rlwe understood as a purpose arbitrarily applied. Nour Al-qarra rated it really liked it Oct 23, Rawan Jaara rated it liked it Oct 01, Colin Rowe and the importance he places on Mannerism throughout the essay suggests riwe he sees meaning as existing solely within the individual.

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