Companions to the History of Architecture: 4 Volume Set

Editat de Harry Francis Mallgrave Alina Payne, Caroline van Eck, Sigrid De Jong, Martin Bressani, Christina Contandriopoulos, David Leatherbarrow, Alexander Eisenschmidt
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Unprecedented in its in–depth coverage, and with over 500 illustrations, photographs, and architectural drawings the multi–volume Companion to the History of Architecture offers an indispensable resource on architectural thought and practice ranging from the 15th century to the present day.

  • AUTHORITATIVE: Brings together an international team of over one hundred eminent historians, academics and practising architects 
  • USER–FRIENDLY: Accessibly structured into volumes organized both chronologically and thematically, spanning the architecture of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Enlightenment periods, through to the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries 
  • INCLUSIVE: Spans a broad and global range of issues, from the impact of war and religion on city architecture; its relationship with the public; and architecture and the sciences; to examples such as materials and Tectonic expression; Beaux–arts and the Gothic; and contemporary issues, such as contemporary architecture s critical review of its cultural production, ecology, technological saturation, and ontological engagement with a world now largely urbanized  
  • CUTTING–EDGE: Reviews the most recent developments in the field, including theory and practice from the past ten years, along with likely future developments in the history of architecture
  • MULTI–FORMAT: Publishing simultaneously in print and online, providing an unparalleled reference work for students and scholars alike 
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ISBN-13: 9781444338515
ISBN-10: 144433851X
Pagini: 3320
Dimensiuni: 210 x 275 x 190 mm
Greutate: 6.67 kg
Editura: Wiley
Locul publicării: Hoboken, United States

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Unprecedented in its depth of coverage, and with over 500 illustrations, photographs, and architectural drawings, the four–volume Companions to the History of Architecture offer an indispensable resource on architectural thought and practice ranging from the fifteenth century to the present day.
An international contributor team of over one hundred eminent historians, academics, and practising architects have come together to present this invaluable guide to the history of architecture. The entries reflect the latest research within the field, providing original and critical scholarship, and fresh insights into the subject. The volumes interrogate key periods of architectural history within a chronological framework, spanning the Medieval and Renaissance periods, the Enlightenment, and the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty–first centuries.
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List of Illustrations
About the Editors
Contributors to Volume I
Contents of The Companions to the History of Architecture
Introduction: Renaissance and Baroque Architecture
Alina Payne xxv
Part I The Building Blocks
Architecture and its Culture
1. When did the Renaissance in Architecture Begin?: From Panofskian Mythography to Vasarian History
Marvin Trachtenberg
2. Vitruvius and the Architectural Treatise in Early Modern Europe
Tod A. Marder
3. Architecture and Antique Sculpture in Early Modern Rome
Kathleen Christian
4. What Drawings did in Renaissance Italy
Cammy Brothers
5. Materiality, Ornament, and Media Overlaps: Architecture Between Art and Building Science
Alina Payne
6. Theater and Architecture: Toward a Material History of Renaissance Theater
Alice Jarrard
7. Architecture and the Sciences
Pamela O. Long
8. Vaults and Domes: Statics as an Art
Federico Bellini
City, War, and Religion
9. The Birth of the Modern City
Claudia Conforti
10. The City at War and the Semantic Armament of Renaissance Architecture
Marion Hilliges
11. Taking Place: Architecture and Religious Devotion in Seventeenth–Century Italy
Helen Hills
12. Jesuit Architecture Worldwide: A Culture of Corporate Invention
Evonne Levy
Part II Global Geographies and European Internationalism
France, the Low Countries, and Britain
13. Medici Queens as Patrons in France
Sabine Frommel
14. Classicism and Church Architecture in Early Seventeenth–Century France: Aspects and Debates
Erika Naginski
15. Religious Architecture and the Image in the Southern Netherlands after the Beeldenstorm: Shrines for Miracle–Working Statues of the Virgin Mary
Maarten Delbeke
16. British Classicism to 1700 and the Search for a National Architectural Style
Vaughan Hart
17. Understanding Roman Architecture from a Distance: Sir Christopher Wren on the Temples of Peace and of Mars the Avenger
Caroline van Eck
Iberia, Spanish Italy, the Ottomans, and Latin America
18. Al–Andalus and Castile: Art and Identity in the Iberian Peninsula
Maria Feliciano and Juan Carlos Ruiz Souza
19. The Spanish Kingdom of Southern Italy: Architecture in Naples, Lecce, L Aquila
Daniela del Pesco
20. Architectural Dialogues across the Eastern Mediterranean: Monumental Domed Sanctuaries in the Ottoman Empire and Renaissance Italy
Gülru Necipo lu
21. The Classical Ideal in Portugal and the Portuguese World: From Lisbon to China
Nuno Senos
22. Baroque Spain: Architecture and Urbanism for a Universal Monarchy
Jesús Escobar
23. The Architecture of the Early Modern Period Because Vitruvius did not Recommend Square Columns : Europe, Latin America, and the Globalization of the Renaissance
Tom Cummins
The German Lands and Bohemia
24. Northern Imaginative Antiquarianism: The Dismembered Column as Relic and Tool
Christopher P. Heuer
25. The Reception and Flowering of Classicism in the German Lands
Harry Francis Mallgrave
26. Crossbreeding Cultures: Italian and Local, Elite and Popular: Building in Bohemia, 1490 1720
Dirk De Meyer
Contributors to Volume II
Introduction: Eighteenth–Century Architecture
Caroline van Eck and Sigrid de Jong
Part I: The Main Actors
The Architect
1 Open to all: Architectural education in the eighteenth century
Freek Schmidt
2 Architects Libraries
Robin L. Thomas
3 Laugier s Prototypal Hut, Soufflot s Sainte–Geneviève, and the Enlightenment Theory of Representation
Neil Levine
4 Ornament in Eighteenth–Century Architecture
Jean–François Bédard
Building Portraits 1698–1731 [format of these TBC]
Greenwich Hospital (1698 1728)
Vaughan Hart
Castle Howard (1699–1712)
Neil Levine
Blenheim (1705)
Vaughan Hart
Superga (1716–1731)
Cornelia Joechner
The Public
5 Architecture and the Spectator
Caroline Van Eck
6 To Move and to be Moved: Experiencing Architectural Space
Sigrid de Jong
7 Public Debate on Architecture in Eighteenth–Century France
Richard Wittman
8 Between the Stage and the Public Space: Refiguring Spectatorship in French Theatre Architecture
Bram van Oostveldt
9 Festival architecture as well–ordered entertainment
Eric Monin
Building Portraits 1716–1732
Karlskirche (1716–1737)
Anja Schuermann
Hôtel Amelot (1717)
Freek Schmidt
Saint Mary–le–Strand (1724)
Vaughan Hart
Chiswick Villa (1726–1732)
Barbara Arciszewska
The Patron
10 The Office of the King s Works and the Modernization of Architectural Patronage in England
Barbara Arciszewska
11 The Body Natural as well as the Body Politic stands indebted : the hospital – foundation, funding and form
Ann–Marie Akehurst
12 Denmark, Norway and Sweden: the flirt with the French and its long–term effects
Juliette Roding
13 Interiors and Patronage
Meredith Martin
14 Female Architectural Patronage in 18th–Century France
Claire Ollagnier
Residenz Würzburg (1729–1744)
Freek Schmidt
All Souls College (1735)
Vaughan Hart
Radcliffe Camera (1739–1749)
Vaughan Hart
Vierzehnheiligen (1742–1744)
Jean–François Bédard
Part II: The Architectural Discourse
The Schools and the Academies
15 The Académie Royale d Architecture 1671–1793
Christopher Drew Armstrong
16 London, Parma, Dresden. Exposition, Competition, Exhibition
Pierre de la Ruffinière du Prey
17 Architectural Discourse in Rome: Academies, Ruins and Books
Heather Hyde Minor
18 Architectural Debate in Venice
Lola Kantor–Kazovsky
Sanssouci (1743–45)
Jean–François Bédard
Bayreuth (1748)
Bram Van oostveldt
Strawberry Hill (1749–1790)
Michael Snodin
Albergo dei Poveri (1751)
Robin L. Thomas
Caserta (1751)
Robin L. Thomas
Architecture and the Sciences
19 An exact and irreprochable Piece of Architecture should be the Flower and Crown as it were of all the Sciences Mathematical
Matthew Walker
20 Measuring Classical Architecture
Amalia Papaioannou
Villa Albani (1757–1759)
Lauran Schijvens
Syon House (1760–1768)
Adriano Aynonimo
Petit Trianon (1761)
Christopher Drew Armstrong
Ecole de Chirurgie (1769–1774)
Richard Wittman
History and Historiography
21 Zeitgeist, Style, and Stimmung notes on the historiography of architecture in the late eighteenth century
Mari Hvattum
22 The Historical Experience of How it All Began: the quest for the origins of architecture
Sigrid de Jong
23 Monuments
Maarten Delbeke
Théâtre Bordeaux (1773–1782)
Christopher Drew Armstrong
Somerset House (1776–1801)
Adriano Aynonimo
Barrières (1785)
Christopher Drew Armstrong
Luscombe House (1799)
John MacArthur
Contributors to Volume III
Introduction: Nineteenth–Century Architecture
Martin Bressani and Christina Contandriopoulos
Part I Historicism, the Beaux–Arts, and the Gothic
1. Revivalism
Martin Bressani
2. Antiquity Reborn: Quatremère de Quincy s Argument for Polychromy in Le Jupiter Olympien
Nicholas Roquet
3. The French Beaux–Arts
Jean–Philippe Garric
4. Outward Forms and Inward Spirit: The Recovery of Historical Church Architecture in the Nineteenth Century
Stephen Bann
5. Romantic Historiography and the Paradoxes of Historicist Architecture
Barry Bergdoll
6. Ruskin and Victorian Gothic
Stephen Kite
7. The Search for a National Style
Ákos Moravánszky
8. Gothic Historiography: An Interdisciplinary Speculation
Cameron A. Macdonell
Part II Debates on Structure, Materials, and Tectonic Expression
9. The New Material–Based Realism of Nineteenth–Century Theory and Practice
Neil Levine
10. Realism in Nineteenth–Century British Architecture
Timothy Brittain–Catlin
11. German Tectonics
Mitchell Schwartzer
12. Gottfried Semper and Modern German Theory
Harry Francis Mallgrave
13. Viollet–le–Duc s Rationalism
Martin Bressani
14. Between the Visible and the Legible: Iron and Reinforced Concrete in Fin–de–Siècle France
Réjean Legault
Part III The Question of the House, Social Utopias, Science, and New Technological Infrastructures
15. Domestic Architecture as a Mode of Separation
Annmarie Adam
16. The Science of the Plan. House–Building and the Like, 1860 1930
Laurent Stalder
17. Comfort: Architecture s Technological Dream
Georges Teyssot
18. Universal Expositions, Utopia, and Architecture
Antoine Picon
19. The Fourierist Phalanstère: Building a New Society through Architecture?
Laurent Baridon
20. From Object to Field: The Uses of Photography by Nineteenth–Century Architects
Peter Sealy
Part IV Psychology, Aesthetic, and Ornament
21. Decoration as Discourse in Nineteenth–Century Britain
David Brett
22. Ornament and Expressive Lines: Nature and Symbol in Victor Ruprich–Robert′s Flore ornementale
Ralph Ghoche
23. Constructing Emotions. The Scientific Aesthetics of Architecture in France 1860 1900
Estelle Thibault
24. The Tectonics of the Soul: Animist Survivals in Nineteenth–Century Architecture and Ornamentation
Spyros Papapetros
Part V America
25. Furness, Richardson, and Sullivan, and the Anglo–French Synthesis
Michael J. Lewis
26. What American Architects Learned in Paris, 1845 1914
David Van Zanten
27. Structural Expression and Functional Representation in American Architecture 1850 1910
Joseph M. Siry
28. Canadian Architecture in the Nineteenth Century: Identities in Tension
Marc Grignon and Christopher Thomas
Part VI Colonialism and Cross–Perspectives: Japan, China, Russia, India, etc.
29. Russian Architecture of the Nineteenth Century
Dmitry Shvidkovsky
30. Multiple Modernisms in Khedivial Egypt
Mercedes Volait
31. Dismembering and Remembering the Mughal Virtuous City in Nineteenth–Century British India
Santhi Kavuri–Bauer
32. Of Emperor and Empire: Architectural Constructions of Imperial Japan
Alice Y. Tseng
Contributors to Volume IV
Introduction: The Project and Projects of Modern Architecture
David Leatherbarrow
Part I The Early Twentieth Century: Anticipating Modern Worlds
Alexander Eisenschmidt
1. Schlesinger and Mayer Department Store/Carson Pirie Scott
Joanna Merwood–Salisbury
2. House for an Art Lover: Reverberating Echoes
Amy Kulper
3. Postal Savings Bank: Timeless Modernity
Béla Kerékgyártó
4. AEG Turbine Factory
Gabriele H. Bryant
5. Glass House at Cologne
Markus Breitschmid
6. Città Nuova: Fast and Slow Futurism
Michelangelo Sabatino
Part II The Modern Project: Imagining New Worlds
David Leatherbarrow
7. Monument to the Third International
Richard Anderson
8. Friedrichstrasse Skyscraper: Transfiguration through Glass, or Vertical and Horizontal Transparencies
Ufuk Ersoy
9. Brick Country House Project
George Dodds
10. Stockholm Public Library
Michael Asgaard Andersen
11. Contra–Construction: Theo Van Doesburg s Oblique View of Modern Architecture
Hilary Bryon
12. Plan Voisin and the Functional City
Flora Samuel
Part III Revisiting the Modern Project: Constructing New Worlds
David Leatherbarrow
13. The Goetheanum
Randall Ott
14. Dymaxion House: Ship Shape
AnnMarie Brennan
15. Schocken Department Store: The Art of a Master
Kathleen James–Chakraborty
16. E.1027: The Art of Dialogue
Caroline Constant
17. Villa Savoye: Building on a Clear Horizon
Richard Wesley
18. Villa Müller: Building Philosophy
Christopher Long
19. The VDL Research House
Edward R. Ford
20. The PSFS Building: Modern Architecture for the Corporate Client
Grace Ong Yan
21. Fallingwater
Neil Levine
22. Danteum
Jonathan Mekinda
23. Maison du Peuple: The Craft of Industrialized Construction
Anne Beim
24. The Villa Mairea
Scott Poole
Part IV Postwar Trends: Beginning Again, But Not at the Beginning
David Leatherbarrow
25. Endless House
William W. Braham
26. Golden Lane: The Design and Urbanism of Megastructures
Eric Mumford
27. Pajaritos Chapel, Maipu, Chile
Rodrigo Perez de Arce
28. The Naked City: Why Put a Collage in a Book on Modern Architecture?
Simon Sadler
29. Brasilia: The Pilot Plan and its Monuments
Carlos Eduardo Comas
30. Church of Christ the Worker
Stanford Anderson
31. Burgerweeshuis Orphanage: A CIty–like House
Nathaniel Coleman
32. Plan for Tokyo
Zhongjie Lin
Part V The 1960s and 1970s: Questioning Modern Worlds
Alexander Eisenschmidt
33. Mother s House
Martino Stierli
34. Salk Institute: Hard–won Calm
Daniel S. Friedman
35. Brion Cemetery: Between Worlds
Michael Cadwell
36. Swimming Pool on the Beach at Leça de Palmeira: The Presence of the Atlantic Ocean
Christian Gänshirt
37. Walking City: Archigram and the Pursuit of Style
Sarah Deyong
38. Kharga Market: From Vernacularism to Regionalism
Hassan Radoine
39. Marie Short House
Maryam Gusheh and Catherine Lassen
40. Centre Pompidou
Hadas A. Steiner
41. Teatro del Mondo
Mary Lou Lobsinger
42. Sangath
Kazi Khaleed Ashraf
Part VI The Present Generation: Engaging the Contemporary World
Alexander Eisenschmidt
43. Parc de la Villette and its Afterlife
Julia Czerniak
44. Stone House: Between the Human and the Non–human
Philip Ursprung
45. The Church of the Light
Jin Baek
46. Kunsthal: The Pliable Surface
Roberto Gargiani
47. Bilbao Guggenheim: A Secular Cathedral of Art
Richard M. Sommer
48. Yokohama: International Passenger Terminal
Helene Furján
49. Sendai Mediatheque: The Fifth Plan
Ron Witte
50. 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
Xavier Costa

Notă biografică

Harry Francis Mallgrave, Hon FRIBA, is  Distinguished Professor Emeritus,  Illinois Institute of Technology. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Architecture and Embodiment: The Implications of the New Sciences and Humanities for Design (2013). His books published with Wiley Blackwell include Architectural Theory: An Anthology from Vitruvius to 1870, Volume 1 (2005), Architectural Theory: An Anthology from 1871 to 2005, Volume 2 (edited with Christina Contandriopoulos, 2008), The Architect′s Brain: Neuroscience, Creativity, and Architecture (2011), and An Introduction to Architectural Theory: 1968 to the Present (with David Goodman, 2011).
Volume I: Renaissance and Baroque Architecture, Edited by Alina Payne, Harvard University
Volume II: Eighteenth–Century Architecture, Edited by Caroline van Eck, Cambridge University, and Sigrid de Jong, Leiden University
Volume III: Nineteenth–Century Architecture, Edited by Martin Bressani, McGill University, and Christina Contandriopoulos, Université du Québec à Montréal
Volume IV: Twentieth–Century Architecture, Edited by David Leatherbarrow, University of Pennsylvania, and Alexander Eisenschmidt, University of Illinois at Chicago