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Zevi, Bruno 1918-2000

Works: 731 works in 2,069 publications in 7 languages and 11,170 library holdings
Genres: History  Terminology  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Biographies  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Autobiographies  Exhibition catalogs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Director, Creator, Honoree, Interviewee, win, 911, Dedicatee, Redactor, ed, htt, zxx, dir
Classifications: NA2500, 720
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Architecture as space; how to look at architecture by Bruno Zevi( Book )

38 editions published between 1957 and 1993 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic work (first published in Italian in 1948, translated in 1957, and revised in 1974) examines the history of architecture in light of its essence as space, animating and illuminating architectural creations so that their beauty--or indifference--is exposed. Along with commercial and dwelling units, temples, palaces, and cathedrals, Zevi treats structures such as fountains, columns, and monuments, subjecting them all to aesthetic, cultural, and functional criteria and explaining them in easily understood terms. Beautifully illustrated with examples from the entire history of the art, this is one of the most stimulating and provocative books ever written on the history and purpose of architecture" -- Amazon
The modern language of architecture by Bruno Zevi( Book )

31 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These pages" writes Bruno Zevi, "have the same goal as any other heretical act: to arouse dissent. If they provoke argument, they will have achieved their aim. Instead of talking endlessly about architecture, we shall finally begin to speak architecture." The Modern Language of Architecture by Bruno Zevi, whom Frank Lloyd Wright called "the most penetrating architectural critic of our time," should be read by anyone with an interest in designing, constructing, buying, selling, looking at, or living in a building. Setting forth seven principles, or "antirules," Zevi attempts, in the first part, to codify the new language of architecture that was created by Le Corbusier, Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, and Wright. In place of the classical language formulated by the Beaux-Arts school, with its focus on abstract principles of order, proportion, and symmetry, he presents an alternative system of communication characterized by a free interpretation of contents and function, an emphasis on differentiation and dissonance, a dynamic multidimensional vision, an inde pendent interplay of elements, an organic marriage between engineering and architecture, living spaces designed to be used, and an inte gration of every building into its surroundings. Part 2, tracing the dialogue between architecture and historiography, demonstrates that the modern language of architecture is not the language of modern architecture, but the real system of communication of all creative architecture. A survey of the literature of the past century on architecture from ancient Greece through the Baroque reveals that each historical contribution had two opposite effects: the negative one of stimulating a revival and the positive one of enriching the modern language of architecture. Thus we find striking analogies between Le Corbusier and Greek town planning, Louis Kahn and Roman architecture of the age of Hadrian, the Arts and Crafts movement and medieval idioms, and, most notably, the two spirals of Borromini's church of Sant'Ivo alia Sapienza in Rome and Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum in New York
SITE : architecture as art by SITE( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruno Zevi on modern architecture by Andrea Oppenheimer Dean( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erich Mendelsohn : the complete works by Bruno Zevi( Book )

17 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mit dem 1921 gebauten Einsteinturm in Potsdam erlangte der junge Erich Mendelsohn frühe Berühmtheit. Die beiden Kaufhäuser für Schocken in Stuttgart und Chemnitz sowie der Kinokomplex am Kurfürstendamm in Berlin zeigten ihn bereits auf der Höhe seiner Meisterschaft: dynamisch-fließende Linienführung mit konstruktiver Klarheit gepaart in Gebäuden von expressiver Plastizität. Ab 1933 führte ihn die Emigration zunächst nach Großbritannien und Palästina, von 1941 bis zu seinem Tode wirkte er in den USA. Das von Bruno Zevi, dem Grand old man der italienischen Architekturgeschichtsschreibung, engagiert und einfühlsam herausgegebene Gesamtwerk ist ein fundamentales Kompendium, unerläßlich für jeden, der sich ernsthaft mit Mendelsohn und seinem Werk beschäftigen will. Eine Sammlung von über 1000 Skizzen, Entwürfen, Plänen, Modellfotos und zeitgenössischen Gebäudeaufnahmen, die Erich Mendelsohns Innovationskraft erschöpfend dokumentiert
Towards an organic architecture by Bruno Zevi( Book )

19 editions published between 1949 and 1982 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storia dell'architettura moderna by Bruno Zevi( Book )

76 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La génesis de la arquitectura moderna - La primera época de la arquitectura moderna - Los maestros del período racionalista - La crisis del racionalismo arquitectónico en Europa - El caso italiano - El movimiento orgánico en Europa - La evolución del pensamiento arquitectónico - Tradición moderna y primer racionalismo en Estados Unidos - La influencia internacional de Wright - El movimiento orgánico en Estados Unidos - La renovación en los estudios históricos de Arquitectura
Erich Mendelsohn by Erich Mendelsohn( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La casa sulla cascata di F. Ll. Wright = F. Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater by Bruno Zevi( Book )

25 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in 4 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giuseppe Terragni by Giuseppe Terragni( Book )

38 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apprendre à voir l'architecture by Bruno Zevi( Book )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in French and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'architecture est un art ignoré. Par son texte et ses illustrations, l'ouvrage de Bruno Zevi constitue non seulement une indispensable histoire thématique de l'architecture depuis les Grecs jusqu'à Le Corbusier et Wright, mais encore et surtout une extraordinaire explication de cet art.ŒQu'est-ce qui est de l'architecture? Qu'est-ce qui n'en est pas? L'intérêt capital de ce volume est de nous révéler cette notion d'espace, élément fondamental de l'architecture
Michelangiolo architetto by Paolo Portoghesi( Book )

10 editions published in 1964 in Italian and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architettura e storiografia : le matrici antiche del linguaggio moderno by Bruno Zevi( Book )

24 editions published between 1950 and 1978 in Italian and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architectura in nuce by Bruno Zevi( Book )

34 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saber ver la arquitectura : ensayo sobre la interpretación espacial de la arquitectura by Bruno Zevi( Book )

44 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Lloyd Wright by Bruno Zevi( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in 5 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written during what he himself terms, a "bad time" in his life, in this book the master architect recounts his work, his philosophy, and his personal life. He recalls his childhood, his apprenticeship (the decisive association with Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan), his self-described stormy personal life (including the affair that lead to his second marriage), his travels, and the circumstances surrounding some of his greatest architectural achievements--including the Prairie and Usonian Houses, the various incantations of Taliesin, the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, and the famous Hollyhock House
Spazî dell'architettura moderna by Bruno Zevi( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in Italian and Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erik Gunnar Asplund by Bruno Zevi( Book )

21 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il linguaggio moderno dell'architettura : guida al codice anticlassico by Bruno Zevi( Book )

39 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le langage moderne de l'architecture by Bruno Zevi( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des dizaines de livres discourent afin de savoir si l'architecture peut être assimilée à une langue, si les langages non verbaux ont une double articulation ou pas, si le désir de codifier l'architecture moderne ne débouche pas sur l'arrêt de son développement. De toute façon, les architectes communiquent, et nous devons définir ce qu'implique le fait de "parler architecture", en temes anti-classiques; si nous y parvenons l'appareil théorique viendra de lui-même. Bruno Zevi
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Alternative Names
Bruno Zevi

Bruno Zevi architecte et historien de l'architecture italien

Bruno Zevi architecte et théoricien

Bruno Zevi architetto, urbanista e storico italiano

Bruno Zevi Arquiteto, urbanista e historiador italiano

Bruno Zevi Italiaans architect (1918-2000)

Bruno Zevi italialainen poliitikko

Bruno Zevi Italian architect, historian, and professor

Bruno Zevi Italian architect, historian, and professor (1918-2000)

Bruno Zevi italienischer Architekt, Architekturhistoriker, Autor und Universitätsprofessor

Zevi, Bruno

Zevi, Bruno, 1918-

Zevi Bruno Benedetto

Зеви, Бруно

ברונו צבי סופר איטלקי

צבי, ברונו בן גידו

برونو تسفى

برونو تسفي

برونو زوی

제비, 브루노 1918-2000

ゼーヴィ, B

ゼーヴィ, ブルーノ