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On the Art of Building in Ten Books free pdf "De Re Aedificatoria", by Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472), was the first modern treatise on the theory and practice of architecture. It was very important for the subsequent history of architecture and this is the first English translation based on the original Latin text on which Alberti's reputation as a theorist is founded.

About Leon Battista Alberti

Joseph Rykwert is Paul Philippe Cret Professor of Architecture Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania. Neil Leach is an architect and theorist who has taught at a number of institutions worldwide, including the Architectural Association in London, the Dessau Institute Dessau, Germany, and Columbia University. He is the author, editor, or translator of more than a dozen books, including Rethinking Architecture, The Anaesthetics of Architecture (MIT Press, 1999), and Alberti's On the Art of Building in Ten Books (MIT Press 1991). Robert Tavernor is Professor and Head of Architecture at the University of Bath and a practicing architect. His previous books include a translation (with Joseph Rykwert and Neil Leach) of Alberti's On the Art of Building in Ten Books- and Palladio and Palladianism.

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Author : Leon Battista Alberti
Publisher : MIT Press
Data Published : 06 September 1991
ISBN : 026251060X
EAN : 9780262510608
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 470 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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