Why Architecture Matters

ISBN: 9780300267396 Categorii: Diverse, Diverse. An apariție: 2023 Autor: Paul Goldberger Editură: Yale University Press Colecție: Why X Matters S. Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 312 Stoc: La comandă

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A classic work on the joy of experiencing architecture, with a new afterword reflecting on architecture's place in the contemporary moment

"Architecture begins to matter," writes Paul Goldberger, "when it brings delight and sadness and perplexity and awe along with a roof over our heads." In Why Architecture Matters, he shows us how that works in examples ranging from a small Cape Cod cottage to the vast, flowing Prairie houses of Frank Lloyd Wright, from the Lincoln Memorial to the Guggenheim Bilbao. He eloquently describes the Church of Sant'Ivo in Rome as a work that "embraces the deepest complexities of human imagination."

In his afterword to this new edition, Goldberger addresses the current climate in architectural history and takes a more nuanced look at projects such as Thomas Jefferson's academical village at the University of Virginia and figures including Philip Johnson, whose controversial status has been the topic of much recent discourse. He argues that the emotional impact of great architecture remains vital, even as he welcomes the shift in the field to an increased emphasis on social justice and sustainability.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Paul Goldberger
Data Publicarii
2023
Editura
Yale University Press
Latime
13
Inaltime
20
Grosime
2.2
Greutate
317.51
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
312
Colectie
Why X Matters S.
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