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In praise of architecture

G. Ponti

In praise of architecture

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Published by F.W. Dodge Corporation .
Written in English


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Statementby G. Ponti.
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Open LibraryOL19574901M

He wrote that even the simplest form of architecture should be an expression of beauty, but the design should never neglect the useful for the beautiful. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The general good of America was benefited by good taste and beautiful architecture, he wrote. Art books offer the following advantages: 1. Flora Samuel Times Higher Education Book of the Week The book performs a wonderful contextualizing function, making architectural intervention, from idea to event, depend on the wide range of human habits and spheres of influence that we normally sum up as 'the world'.

You also feel you can read them in small bites, or you can read only a single chapter or section. Cleaning the windows will never be the same again. After finishing his schooling at sixteen, he worked in his father's nursery in the Town of Newburghand gradually became interested in landscape gardening and architecture. He also believed that architecture should be functional and that designs for residences should be both beautiful and functional. His official writing career started when he began writing articles for various newspapers and horticultural journals in the s. You can feel you have consumed them without reading them at all, a true liberation, which in turns means you will read them as you wish to.

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Built in and Influenced by Downing's designs People's pride in their country is connected to pride in their home. One of the few surviving structures known to have been designed by Downing is the cottage at Springside Matthew Vassar Estate in Poughkeepsie, New York. Description Architecture and Modern Literature explores the representation and interpretation of architectural space in modern literature from the early nineteenth century to the present, with the aim of showing how literary production and architectural construction are related as cultural forms in the historical context of modernity.

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Downing developed his view that country residences should fit into the surrounding landscape and blend with its natural habitat. What the pair didn't say is that it is not easy being a duck; they work really hard to look calm and cool on the surface.

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Inas Downing traveled in Europe, an exhibition of continental landscape watercolors by Englishman Calvert Vaux captured his attention. Poignant and thoughtful, this book argues that, in our futile negotiations with time and entropy, maintenance maintains the last word in architecture.

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