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Hilary rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Open Preview See a Problem? Not all of the essays are great, but it’s still fun to read anything written by Colin Rowe. Function cannot be understood as moxern purpose arbitrarily applied.

Arfhitecture Chase rated it liked it Aug 18, This collection of an important architectural theorist’s essays considers and compares designs by Palladio and Le Corbusier, discusses mannerism and modern architecture, architectural vocabulary in the 19th century, the architecture of Chicago, neoclassicism and modern architecture, and the architecture of utopia. This is a total flashback for me — back to architecture school at Cornell in the 70’s.

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Outward appearances should resemble inner purposes, and function cannot be divorced from aesthetics. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Rawan Jaara rated it liked it Oct 01, Richard Sears rated it really liked it Nov 30, Esteban rated it it was amazing Nov 06, Refresh and try again.

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Ioana Voicu rated it it was amazing Feb 27, In he was awarded the Gold Medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the professional group’s highest honor. No trivia or quizzes yet. Gizem rated it liked it Jul 06, ahd Sharon rated it liked it May 27, Juanjo rated it liked it Jul 23, Colin Rowe and the importance he places on Mannerism throughout the essay suggests that he sees meaning as existing solely within the individual.

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Lawry Boyer rated it really liked it Nov 29, Function cannot be divorced from the object as a whole. During his life he taught briefly at the University of Texas at Austin an Colin Rowe was a British-born, American-naturalised architectural historian, critic, theoretician, and teacher; acknowledged as a major intellectual influence on world architecture and urbanism in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond, particularly in the fields of city planning, regeneration, and urban design.

During his life he taught briefly at the University of Texas at Austin and, for one year, at the University of Cambridge in England.

Hans Dijk rated it it was amazing Dec 11, The parallels seen between Modernism and Mannerism are only valid if Architecture is seen as contrivance and a series of devices. Tony rated it really liked it Nov 20, Ouldouz Fazlali rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Kanan rated it really liked it Sep 12,