Style in the Technical and Tectonic Arts; Or, Practical Aesthetics - Semper, Gottfried, and Getty Research Institute, and Mallgrave, Harry Francis, Dr. (Introduction by)

The enduring influence of the architect Gottfried Semper (1803-1879) derives primarily from his monumental theoretical foray Der Stil in der technischen und tektonischen Kunsten (1860-62), here translated into English for the first time. A richly illustrated survey of the technical arts (textiles, ceramics, carpentry, masonry), Semper's analysis ... Read More