[BOOKS] ⚦ The Architecture of the City ✰ Aldo Rossi – Loufanet.info

The Architecture of the City Aldo Rossi, A Practicing Architect And Leader Of The Italian Architectural Movement La Tendenza, Is Also One Of The Most Influential Theorists Writing Today The Architecture Of The City Is His Major Work Of Architectural And Urban Theory In Part A Protest Against Functionalism And The Modern Movement, In Part An Attempt To Restore The Craft Of Architecture To Its Position As The Only Valid Object Of Architectural Study, And In Part An Analysis Of The Rules And Forms Of The City S Construction, The Book Has Become Immensely Popular Among Architects And Design Students. T Essential for architectural theory indisputably a classic However and I m not sure if this is a Rossi thing or a translators thing , there is a lot of unnecessary content that s beating a dead horse with repetition This was a Defoe for Italian architect Aldo Rossi details his notion of the built city as a set of collective memories that embody a dimension of time Classic material offer different dimension to see a city not only from utilitarian view like le Corbusier s Radiant City, but from another dimension like socio historical perspective Rossi idea about collective memory, urban artefacts, city s permanence are very profound

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