Chora 4: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture

Chora 4: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture

by Alberto Perez-Gomez, Stephen Parcell

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ISBN-13: 9780773525047
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 07/05/2004
Series: CHORA: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture Series
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1Lewis Carroll, A Man out of Joint: The Anonymous Architect Of Euclid's Retreat1
2The Breath on the Mirror: Notes on Ruskin's Theory of the Grotesque25
3Alberti at Sea49
4The Rediscovery of the Hinterland83
5The Colosseum: The Cosmic Geometry of a Spectaculum103
6On the Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro and the Architecture of Memory127
7Architecture, Mysticism and Myth: Modern Symbolism in the Writing of William Richard Lethaby177
8Gordon Matta-Clark's Circling the Circle of the Caribbean Orange197
9Geometry of Terror: Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window211
10The Glass Architecture of Fra Luca Pacioli245
11Simplex Sigillum Veri: The Exemplary Life of an Architect287
12Ranelagh Gardens and the Recombinatory Utopia of Masquerade313
About the Authors339

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