The Architecture of Modern Italy: The Challenge of Tradition 1750-1900 - Volume 1

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This groundbreaking and authoritative two-volume survey is the first truly comprehensive history of modern Italian architecture and urbanism to appear in any language. Told in lively prose, it recounts more than 250 years of experimentation, creativity, and turmoil that have shaped the landscape of contemporary Italy. "Volume I: The Challenge of Tradition, 17501900," explores the dynamic balancing of forces demanded by a reverence for Italy's unparalleled architectural patrimony and a desire for new means of expression and ...

The Architecture of Modern Italy: The Challenge of Tradition 1750-1900 - Volume 1 2005, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568984209

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