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La vida secreta de los edificios: Del Partenón a Las Vegas en trece historias [NOOK Book]

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«Hollis combina una actitud iconoclasta con un brillante estilo para crear una especie de contrahistoria de la arquitectura y narra la biografía posterior de esos ;maravillosos y quiméricos monstruos; que son los edificios.»

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Un edificio nace con la expectativa de permanecer para siempre, pero un edificio es un ser voluble: es habitado y modificado, y su ...
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La vida secreta de los edificios: Del Partenón a Las Vegas en trece historias

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Overview

«Hollis combina una actitud iconoclasta con un brillante estilo para crear una especie de contrahistoria de la arquitectura y narra la biografía posterior de esos ;maravillosos y quiméricos monstruos; que son los edificios.»

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Un edificio nace con la expectativa de permanecer para siempre, pero un edificio es un ser voluble: es habitado y modificado, y su existencia habla de una constante y curiosa transformación. Edward Hollis vuelve a imaginar la historia de la arquitectura de una forma radical y hace un seguimiento de trece edificios para revelarnos la historia oculta del Partenón y la Alhambra, de la catedral de Gloucester y Santa Sofía, de Sans Souci y Notre Dame de París, del Templo Malatestiano y Loreto. Pero también explora monumentos recientes, desde los legendarios Hulme Crescents de Manchester hasta el Muro de Berlín y los parques temáticos de fibra de vidrio de Las Vegas.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788498418941
  • Publisher: Siruela
  • Publication date: 6/1/2012
  • Language: Spanish
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

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