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The Resource Ideas that shaped buildings, Fil Hearn

Ideas that shaped buildings, Fil Hearn

Label
Ideas that shaped buildings
Title
Ideas that shaped buildings
Statement of responsibility
Fil Hearn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hearn, M. F.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2500
LC item number
.H379 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Architecture
Label
Ideas that shaped buildings, Fil Hearn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-350) and index
Contents
Preface : architectural theory is everybody's businesss -- Introduction : contours of theoretical development -- I. Underpinnings (relevant to all theory) -- Of architecture and architects -- Standards of judgment and design justifications -- The uses of the past -- II. Conventions (theory before 1800) -- Images of the ideal and classical design method -- The orders : evolving rules for formal beauty -- The alternative aesthetic : breaking the rules -- Proportion : the orders and architectural spaces -- III. Principles (theory from 1800-1965) -- Rational design method -- Generative planning as the basis of design -- Honest structure as the framework of design -- Truth to the medium : using materials -- Decoration and the integrity of design -- Restoration : the care of inherited buildings -- Design of cities -- IV. Convolutions (theory since 1965) -- Rationales beyond rationalism -- New directions in design method -- Time line of treatises / John Hearn
Control code
52092110
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 356 p.
Isbn
9780262582278
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003051206
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Ideas that shaped buildings, Fil Hearn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-350) and index
Contents
Preface : architectural theory is everybody's businesss -- Introduction : contours of theoretical development -- I. Underpinnings (relevant to all theory) -- Of architecture and architects -- Standards of judgment and design justifications -- The uses of the past -- II. Conventions (theory before 1800) -- Images of the ideal and classical design method -- The orders : evolving rules for formal beauty -- The alternative aesthetic : breaking the rules -- Proportion : the orders and architectural spaces -- III. Principles (theory from 1800-1965) -- Rational design method -- Generative planning as the basis of design -- Honest structure as the framework of design -- Truth to the medium : using materials -- Decoration and the integrity of design -- Restoration : the care of inherited buildings -- Design of cities -- IV. Convolutions (theory since 1965) -- Rationales beyond rationalism -- New directions in design method -- Time line of treatises / John Hearn
Control code
52092110
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 356 p.
Isbn
9780262582278
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003051206
Other physical details
ill.

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