Carlo Scarpa

Architecture and Design
Author: Guido Beltramini,Italo Zannier,Václav Šedý
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 9780847829118
Category: Architecture
Page: 318
View: 7075
"Carlo Scarpa was a virtuoso of light, a master of detail, and a connoisseur of materials. Today he is known as a master of twentieth-century architecture. To mark the centenary of Scarpa's birth, his complete oeuvre are presented here for the first time. The 250 illustrations cover all 58 of his built works, including the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona, the Olivetti showroom in Piazza San Marco in Venice, and the Brion Tomb in San Vito d'Altivole (Treviso). The book includes essays by leading architects and architectural critics, offering an extensive overview of Scarpa's life as well as interpretations of his architecture."--BOOK JACKET

Scarpa 1606-1978

A Poet of Architecture
Author: Sergio Los,Carlo Scarpa,Peter Gössel
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
ISBN: 9783836507288
Category: Architecture
Page: 96
View: 6839
Carlo Scarpa (1906–1978) was denied the appropriate appreciation during his lifetime. His work was dismissed as „just“ being art and only after his death people began to understand the high quality contained. This book shows the development of his individual architectural language by linking aspects of the arts with architecture. From his sensitive consideration of the urban context to the composition of stunning details; the author manages to give the reader an insight into the architect's work. Especially the investigation in his exhibition designs illustrate Scarpa's knowledge of material and his solving of complex problems. Places like the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona became a Mekka for everybody seeking the ultimate refinement in exhibition design and restoring old buildings.

Architecture Timed

Designing with Time in Mind
Author: Karen A. Franck
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118910648
Category: Architecture
Page: 144
View: 4033
"Explores the role of ideas about time in the design inclinations and choices of contemporary designers of the environment. Contributors consider how the new can be incorporated into the old; how designing for the very short term has significant advantages; how what is temporary can be re-used; and how the design of materials, buildings and landscapes can improve sustainability and enhance experiences of time passing. Many designers have replaced the ideal of 'timelessness' and the view of time as a series of singular, static moments with an enriched and more nuanced perspective, treating time as a source of inspiration to be embraced, not a condition to be defended against."

Collage City

Author: Colin Rowe,Fred Koetter
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 9783764356088
Category: Architecture
Page: 290
View: 6734
«Collage City» ist eine Kritik der modernen Architektur und zugleich der Aufruf, Theorie und Praxis von Planung und Städtebau zu überdenken. Colin Rowe und Fred Koetter erklären die moderne Architektur als Heilsbotschaft und den modernen Städtebau als Versuch, eine Idealvorstellung von totaler Ordnung zu verwirklichen.

Architectural Study Drawings

Author: Daniel M. Herbert
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471285021
Category: Architecture
Page: 136
View: 4644
Study drawings play a key role in the exploration and development of architecture in the early stages of design. Yet, these principal tools for graphic thinking have been largely taken for granted in the design professions. This guide brings study drawings into the foreground by analyzing actual drawings used by architects past and present. Architectural Study Drawings is the first source to provide a basis for understanding the primary means of graphic thinking used in the creation of these drawings. It also explains versatile applications of these drawings in architectural practice, teaching, and research. Evaluations of more than 80 drawings and diagrams demonstrate how study drawings are active participants in—rather than passive records of—the designer’s graphic thinking. The author probes characteristics and properties of study drawings, in addition to how graphic and cognitive processes combine to guide design decision-making. Drawings of great past architects ranging from Leonardo da Vinci and Le Corbusier to Carlo Scarpa are analyzed. Excerpts are included from recent interviews with five contemporary architects—Joseph Esherick, Helmut Jahn, Robert Stern, Stanley Tigerman, and Peter Eisenman. Readers will learn from these masters how to enhance the value of study drawings in various design situations. Throughout, the author clarifies how theoretical aspects of study drawings relate to actual design practice. Detailed chapters discuss key topics such as: The theoretical structure of study drawings Applications for handmade drawings How to make better use of current computer-aided design (CAD) systems Examples of drafting room dialogue in practice that help improve design working processes Architectural Study Drawings offers valuable insights that can be applied on the drawing board in the school and office, in teaching of both media and design, and in research and development for CAD systems.

Rachele Scarpa

Author: Ludwig Ganghofer
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3846061921
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
View: 3194
Nachdruck des Originals.


Author: Guido Beltramini
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783803112606
Page: 119
View: 696

Carlo Scarpa

Museo Canoviano, Possagno
Author: Judith Carmel-Arthur,Carlo Scarpa,Stefan Buzas,Richard Bryant
Publisher: Edition Axel Menges
ISBN: 3930698226
Category: Architecture
Page: 59
View: 6376
Text in English and Italian. In a letter from London, dated 9 November 1815, Antonio Canova wrote: "...Here I am in London, dear and best friend, a wonderful city...I have seen the marbles arriving from Greece. Of the basreliefs we had some ideas from engravings, but of the full colossal figures, in which an artist can display his whole power and science, we have known nothing...The figures of Phidias are all real and living flesh, that is to say are beautiful nature itself." With his admiring words for the famous Elgin Marbles Canova, one of the last great artists embodying the grandiose heritage of the classical world, gave at the same time an appropriate description of his own artistic aims. It was his half-brother who decided to assemble most of Canova's plaster originals and to place them in a museum he had built in the garden of his brother's home in Possagno, a small village north of Venice, where the artist saw the light of day on 1 November 1757. This basilica-like building erected in 1836 now holds the great majority of Canova's compositions.To commemorate the bicentenary of his birth, the Venetian authorities decided to have an extension added to the overcrowded basilica, and they commissioned the Venetian architect Carlo Scarpa for this delicate task. Scarpa composed a small, but highly articulated building that is in a strong contrast to the Neo-Classical, monumental basilica. The subtly designed sequence of spaces is unique even among Scarpa's so many extraordinary museum interiors as the architect was here in the rare position to compose the spaces as well as the placings of the exhibits. The placing of the sources of natural light which infuses the plaster surfaces with the softness of real life is in itself a rare achievement and it took an equally rare photographer to record such symphonies in white in all their magic.

Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari

The Pleasure of a Demonstration
Author: Sam Ridgway
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317179463
Category: Architecture
Page: 148
View: 7943
Marco Frascari believed that architects should design thoughtful buildings capable of inspiring their inhabitants to have pleasurable and happy lives. A visionary Italian architect, academic and theorist, Frascari is best-known for his extraordinary texts, which explore the intellectual, theoretical and practical substance of the architectural discipline. As a student in Venice during the late 1960s, Frascari was taught and mentored by Carlo Scarpa. Later he moved to North America with his family, where he became a fulltime academic. Throughout his academic career, he continued to work on numerous architectural projects, including exhibitions, competition entries, and designs for approximately 35 buildings, a small number of which were built. As a means of (re)constructing the theatre of imaginative theory within which these buildings were created, Sam Ridgway draws on a wide selection of Frascari’s texts, including his richly poetic book Monsters of Architecture, to explore the themes of representation, demonstration, and anthropomorphism. Three of Frascari’s delightful buildings are then brought to light and interpreted, revealing a sophisticated and interwoven relationship between texts and buildings.

The Architecture of Modern Italy

Visions of Utopia, 1900-Present -
Author: Terry Kirk
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568984360
Category: Architecture
Page: 280
View: 9508
“Modern Italy”may sound like an oxymoron. For Western civilization,Italian culture represents the classical past and the continuity of canonical tradition,while modernity is understood in contrary terms of rupture and rapid innovation. Charting the evolution of a culture renowned for its historical past into the 10 modern era challenges our understanding of both the resilience of tradition and the elasticity of modernity. We have a tendency when imagining Italy to look to a rather distant and definitely premodern setting. The ancient forum, medieval cloisters,baroque piazzas,and papal palaces constitute our ideal itinerary of Italian civilization. The Campo of Siena,Saint Peter’s,all of Venice and San Gimignano satisfy us with their seemingly unbroken panoramas onto historical moments untouched by time;but elsewhere modern intrusions alter and obstruct the view to the landscapes of our expectations. As seasonal tourist or seasoned historian,we edit the encroachments time and change have wrought on our image of Italy. The learning of history is always a complex task,one that in the Italian environment is complicated by the changes wrought everywhere over the past 250 years. Culture on the peninsula continues to evolve with characteristic vibrancy. Italy is not a museum. To think of it as such—as a disorganized yet phenomenally rich museum unchanging in its exhibits—is to misunderstand the nature of the Italian cultural condition and the writing of history itself.

Design & Historic Preservation

The Challenge of Compatibility : Held at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland, March 14-16, 2002
Author: David L. Ames,Richard D. Wagner
Publisher: Associated University Presse
ISBN: 9780874138313
Category: Architecture
Page: 197
View: 6110
This collection of papers addresses two questions central to design and historic preservation: what are the parameters of 'compatibility' in the design of additions to historic buildings and of new infill buildings in historic districts and landscapes. Presented at the 'Third National Forum on Historic Preservation Practice: A Critical Look at Design in Historic Preservation', held at Goucher College, the authors include practicing and academic historic preservationists, architectural historians, architects, landscape architects, and engineers. Organized under the themes of 'Melding Contemporary and Historic Design', 'Design Standards in Changing Environments', 'Modernism and Post modernism in Preservation Design', and 'Engineering and Preservation', issues of compatibility are explored through diverse projects in locations across the United States from historic Charleston, SC to downtown Los Angeles.

Querini Stampalia Foundation

Carlo Scarpa
Author: Richard Murphy,Giorgio Busetto
Publisher: Phaidon Inc Ltd
Category: Architecture
Page: 50
View: 5890
Architecture in detail.

The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

Author: Michael Coates,Graeme Brooker,Sally Stone
Publisher: AVA Publishing
ISBN: 2940373809
Category: Architecture
Page: 288
View: 6389
A guide to the many and varied terms used frequently within interior architecture and design.

On Weathering

The Life of Buildings in Time
Author: Mohsen Mostafavi,David Leatherbarrow
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262631440
Category: Architecture
Page: 139
View: 6820
In a clear and direct account, supplemented by photographs, Mostafavi and Leatherbarrow examine buildings and other projects to show that continual refinishing of a building by natural forces is a continuation of the building process rather than a force antagonistic to it. Original paperback.

Basics Interior Architecture 01: Form and Structure

The Organisation of Interior Space
Author: Graeme Brooker,Sally Stone
Publisher: AVA Publishing
ISBN: 294037340X
Category: Architecture
Page: 175
View: 828
"This book examines the basic ideas that underpin the design and remodelling of interior space, from the establishment of a relationship between the existing building and the new components that inhabit it, to the careful positioning and design of significant elements within the space. The book will propose a method of analysis, understanding and exploitation of the existing building that can be used to realise the design of a new insertion."--Note de l'éditeur.

Die klassische Sprache der Architektur

Author: John Summerson
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3663141764
Category: History
Page: 152
View: 3849

Design + Values

Conference Proceedings : CELA 1992
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Landscape architecture
Page: 241
View: 6326

Architectural Thought:

Author: Michael Brawne
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136428801
Category: Architecture
Page: 192
View: 6368
An introduction to architectural thought, this text is a thorough and accessible discussion in search of the principles of the design process. Documenting the non-verbal processes and decisions that architects and designers make is a difficult task, but one that is important when trying to understand the development of architectural design through the ages. Michael Brawne uses his experience as a practicing architect, academic and educator to provide an overview of the subject. By looking at the practices and buildings of architects past and present he incorporates history and philosophy in the search for a theory of design.

Body and Building

Essays on the Changing Relation of Body and Architecture
Author: George Dodds,Robert Tavernor,Joseph Rykwert
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262041959
Category: Architecture
Page: 427
View: 2978
Essays on the changing relationship of the human body and architecture.