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Architecture in the Age of Printing: Orality, Writing, Typography, and Printed Images in the History of Architectural Theory

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The discipline of architecture depends on the transmission in space and time of accumulated experiences, concepts, rules, and models. From the invention of the alphabet to the development of ASCII code for electronic communication, the process of recording and transmitting this body of knowledge has reflected the dominant information technologies of each period. In this ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published June 27th 2001 by Mit Press
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Very interesting. While I could do without the digressions of a bibliophile, a fascinating read on the perils of visual illustration before high quality printing and the necessity of accurate verbal descriptions of the visual. I wish the book was longer!
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