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Vitruvius Americanus

Vitruvius Americanus

colonial Newport in the Palladin tradition

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Published by The Library in Newport, RI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palladio, Andrea, -- 1508-1580 -- Influence -- Exhibitions -- Catalogs.,
  • Redwood Library and Athenaeum -- Exhibitions -- Catalogs.,
  • Classicism in architecture -- Rhode Island -- Newport -- Exhibitions -- Catalogs.,
  • Newport (R.I.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Exhibitions -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpublished by Redwood Library Athenaeum on the occasion of an exhibition for the Newport Symposium April 1996.
    GenreCatalogs.
    ContributionsRedwood Library and Athenaeum., Newport Symposium (1996 : Newport, R.I.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8], 14 p.:
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19622340M

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Vitruvius is the author of De architectura, libri decem, known today as The Ten Books on Architecture, a treatise written in Latin on architecture, dedicated to the emperor Augustus.

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Millar, John Fitzhugh. & Carlson, Suzanne.The architects of the American Colonies; or, Vitruvius. Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (c. 90 - c. 20 BCE), better known simply as Vitruvius, was a Roman military engineer and architect who wrote De Architectura (On Architecture), a treatise which combines the history of ancient architecture and engineering with the author's personal experience and advice on the no similar work has survived complete from antiquity, the book has become.

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Bibliography: p. The modern revival of civic artPlaza and court design in EuropeThe grouping of buildings in AmericaArchitectural street designGarden art as civic artCity plans as unified designsThe plan of Washington.

For the first time in more than half a century, Vitruvius' Ten Books on Architecture is being published in English. The only full treatise on architecture and its related arts to survive from classical antiquity, the Architecture libri decem (Ten Books on Architecture) is the single most important work.

Redwood Library and Athenaeum VITRUVIUS AMERICANUS Colonial Newport in the Palladian Tradition Newport, RI Redwood Library and Athenaeum 1st Edition 1st Printing 8vo 8" - 9" tall Stapled wraps Book condition is Very Good in wraps.

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They are known for being strong, intelligent and obedient, making. Architects base their practice on many standards. But there is one shared by most that have been unshakable for millennia. During the height of the Ancient Roman civilization, Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, otherwise known as Vitruvius, wrote his thoughts on notable work is commonly known as ‘Vitruvius architecture’, which he had penned down in his Ten Books.

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In my first book, Emperor, I described to you the art, with its points of excellence, the different kinds of training with which the architect ought to be equipped, adding the reasons why he ought to be skilful in them, and I divided up the subject of architecture as a whole.

The Continent of Europe --Book V. America. --Thomas Jefferson: Vitruvius Americanus --Palladian Influence in the Valley of the Piedmont --Classic Detail North of the Mason-Dixon Line --Appendix --Bibliography --Index.

Responsibility: by James Reynolds, Illustrated with. Vitruvius is best remembered as the author of ‘De Architectura,’ written between BC, which is known today as ‘The Ten Books on Architecture.’ He gave his personal account of contemporary architecture in this work.

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Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in ivory cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and printed end sheets and with the top edge of.

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