The Architecture of Modern Italy

The Architecture of Modern Italy: 2-Volume Set (Vol. 1-2) [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AlenMiler at Nov. 29, 2014
The Architecture of Modern Italy: 2-Volume Set (Vol. 1-2) [Repost]

The Architecture of Modern Italy: 2-Volume Set (Vol. 1-2) by Terry Kirk
English | 2005 | ISBN: 1568984383, 1568984200, 1568984367 | PDF | 256/279 Pages | 10/29 MB

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.

The Architecture of Modern Italy: Volume II  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by mowmow at July 5, 2007
The Architecture of Modern Italy: Volume II

The Architecture of Modern Italy: Volume II
Publisher:Princeton Architectural Press (2005-09-01) | ISBN-10: 1568984367 | PDF | 29.3 Mb | 256 pages

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 II: Visions of Utopia, 1900 Present, tracks the development of Italy s architectural avant-garde through the upheavals of the twentieth century. Beginning with the development of Italian art nouveau–"stile liberty"–and moving through futurism, fascism, rationalism, and on to the creative experimentation of the present day, it explores the work of such pivotal figures as Raimondo d Aronco, Antonio Sant Elia, Adalberto Libera, Giuseppe Terragni, Pier Luigi Nervi, Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa, Aldo Rossi, and Renzo Piano.
The Architecture of Modern Italy is exhaustively illustrated with rare period images, new photography, maps, drawings, and plans. With Colin Rowe's Italian Architecture of the 16th Century, it provides a nearly complete overview of the history of Italian architecture.

The Architecture of Modern Italy: Volume I  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by mowmow at July 5, 2007
The Architecture of Modern Italy: Volume I

The Architecture of Modern Italy: Volume I
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press (2005-09-01) | ISBN-10: 1568984200 | PDF | 9.3 Mb | 256 pages

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, 1750 1900, 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 technological innovation. From the neoclassical fantasies of Giovanni Battista Piranesi to the spectacular steeland-glass gallerias of Milan and Naples, it reveals an underappreciated history of richness and complexity. The Architecture of Modern Italy is exhaustively illustrated with rare period images, new photography, maps, drawings, and plans. With Colin Rowe's Italian Architecture of the 16th Century, it provides a nearly complete overview of the history of Italian architecture.

The Architecture of Modern Culture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at Oct. 30, 2015
The Architecture of Modern Culture

Wolfgang Müller-Funk, "The Architecture of Modern Culture"
English | ISBN: 3110282887 | 2012 | 277 pages | PDF | 1 MB

In Michelangelo's Shadow: The Mystery of Modern Italy  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Nov. 2, 2012
In Michelangelo's Shadow: The Mystery of Modern Italy

In Michelangelo's Shadow: The Mystery of Modern Italy
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 07:02:11 | + PDF Guide | 197 mb
Genre: History

The director of Italian studies at Bard College, Professor Joseph Luzzi, leads a comprehensive overview of Italian culture. Beginning in the fabled realm of Renaissance art and concluding with the sweeping transformations of present-day Italy, Professor Luzzi examines the Italian mystique and answers a number of intriguing questions: Is there a distinctly "Italian" way of looking at the world? To whom do Italian Renaissance treasures truly belong? Could the United States as known today exist without the contributions of Italian culture?

The Gift of Caring: Saving Our Parents from the Perils of Modern Healthcare  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at March 13, 2017
The Gift of Caring: Saving Our Parents from the Perils of Modern Healthcare

Marcy Cottrell Houle M.S., Elizabeth Eckstrom M.D. M.P.H., Jennie Chin Hansen, "The Gift of Caring: Saving Our Parents from the Perils of Modern Healthcare"
ISBN: 1493010034 | 2016 | EPUB | 320 pages | 479 KB
The Architecture of Neoliberalism: How Contemporary Architecture Became an Instrument of Control and Compliance

The Architecture of Neoliberalism: How Contemporary
Architecture Became an Instrument of Control and Compliance

by Douglas Spencer
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1472581512 | 228 Pages | PDF | 3.21 MB

The Architecture of Neoliberalism pursues an uncompromising critique of the neoliberal turn in contemporary architecture.

Children of Lucifer: The Origins of Modern Religious Satanism  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at March 9, 2017
Children of Lucifer: The Origins of Modern Religious Satanism

Children of Lucifer: The Origins of Modern Religious Satanism (Oxford Studies in Western Esotericism) by Ruben van Luijk
2016 | ISBN: 0190275103 | English | 632 pages | PDF | 5 MB
The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico: Five Centuries of Urban and Architectural Experimentation

The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico:
Five Centuries of Urban and Architectural Experimentation

by Arleen Pabon-Charneco
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1138917125 | 195 Pages | ePUB | 7.93 MB

Pabon-Charneco covers the varied architectural periods and styles, aesthetic theories and conservation practices of the region and explains how the development of the architectural and urban artifacts reflect the political, cultural, social and religious aspects that metamorphosed a small military garrison into a urban center of international significance.

Islamic Finance in the Light of Modern Economic Theory  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at March 2, 2017
Islamic Finance in the Light of Modern Economic Theory

Islamic Finance in the Light of Modern Economic Theory by Suren Basov and M. Ishaq Bhatti
English | 2016 | ISBN: 113728661X | 173 pages | PDF | 1,8 MB