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During the s, Tafuri published important essays in Oppositions, the journal directed by Peter Eisenman. Peter added it Jan 26, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Although he always had a strong interest in this area of research, archietcture the last decade of his career he undertook a comprehensive reassessment of the theory and practice of Renaissance architecture, exploring its various social, intellectual and cultural contexts, while providing a broad understanding of uses of representation that shaped the entire era.


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Princes, Cities, Architects, published insynthesizes the history architechure 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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Tafuri held the position of chair of architectural history at the University Iuav of Venice. Casts light on the varied and original paths that modern architects have taken in their search for new forms, documenting with hundreds of photographs and diagrams superb engineering feats in Europe and America.


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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. Mehdi rated it it was amazing Apr 30, Hunter Ahern marked it as to-read Jul 26, Lists with This Book. Msnfredo rated it really liked it Apr 17, Arsim Zabelaj marked it as to-read Jan 13, BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 16,