[Read] ➵ The Architecture of the City ➲ Aldo Rossi – Snackgo.co.uk

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.

10 thoughts on “The Architecture of the City

  1. says:

    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 d

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    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

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    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 a

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    Essential to architectural theory.

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    Aldo Rossi provides a deep new post modern perspective of the city as a diverse and collective human feat which refutes Le Corbusier s view of the city from the mere standpoint of urban planning.

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    I thought the translation to english left things to be desired It s not that it was unclear, but most sentences were just plain unnecessary complicated.

  7. says:

    L architettura della citt considerato un classico e, in quanto tale, imperfettibile Perci , la mia recensione potrebbe anche finire qui.Ma, d altra parte, sono considerate allo stesso modo anche quelle sedie di Aldo Rossi che, dopo vent anni di quot

  8. says:

    In so many ways a product of its time half a century ago.

  9. says:

    A fascinating, sometimes visionary essay that has shaped architectural thinking over the past 40 years.

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