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In his view, like other cultural domains, but even more so, due to the tension between its autonomous, artistic character and its technical and functional dimensions, architecture is a tafkri defined and constituted by crisis.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Manfredo Tafuri an Italian architect, historian, theoretician, critic and academic, was arguably the world’s most important architectural historian of the second half of the 20th century.

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Return to Book Page. Jennifer marked manvredo as to-read Jan 21, Patricio is currently reading tauri Oct 26, Geoffrey Makstutis added it Jun 18, Princes, Cities, Architects, published insynthesizes the history of architectural ideas and projects through discussions of the great centres of architectural innovation in Italy Florence, Rome, and Venicekey patrons from the middle of the fifteenth century to the early sixteenth century, and crucial figures such as Leon Battista Alberti, Filippo Brunelleschi, Francesco di Giorgio, Lorenzo de’ Medici, Bramante, Raphael, Baldassare Castiglione and Giulio Romano.


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