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The Four Elements of Architecture and Other Writings

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Gottfied Semper was the most important German theorist of the nineteenth century. From his first published essay on Greek polychromy in 1834 to his final lecture on the origin of architectural styles in 1869, Semper persistently endeavoured to fashion a comprehensive architectural theory explaining the meaning and transformational nature of architectural form. The breadth ...more
Paperback, 338 pages
Published February 17th 2011 by Cambridge University Press
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Contain the english translation of Gottfried Semper's writing pieces. "The four elements of architecture" chapter explain how the development of human society effected technical skills of architectural building.
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