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Sources of Architectural Form: A Critical History of Western Design Theory

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Sources of Architectural Form provides a critical history of Western architecture theory from the ancient world to the present day. It focuses on design theory's central question: how does the architect generate architectural form? Theorists necessarily tackle this fundamental question in order to explain a number of puzzling issues including the origins of style, the persistence of tradition and the role of genius.This book describes the major design theories in eight chronological periods, conveying their flavour with ...

Sources of Architectural Form: A Critical History of Western Design Theory 1995, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719041297

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Sources of Architectural Form: A Critical History of Western Design Theory 1995, Manchester University Press

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