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Rediscovering Architecture
Paestum in Eighteenth-Century Architectural Experience and Theory

Sigrid de Jong

The 18th-century rediscovery of the three archaic Greek-Doric temples in Paestum in southern Italy turned existing ideas on classical architecture upside down. The porous limestone temples with rough, heavy columns were entirely unlike the classical architecture travelers to the site were familiar with. Paestum, exceptional in the completeness of its ruins, came to fascinate architects, artists, writers, and tourists alike, who documented the site in drawings and texts. In Rediscovering Architecture, Sigrid de Jong analyzes extensive original source material, including letters, diaries, drawings, paintings, engravings, and published texts, which are attractively reproduced here. The book offers new insights on the explorations of the...

2015   352 pp.  100 color + 185 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300195750  $85.00 tx

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Art of Empire
The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple

Space, Hope, and Brutalism
English Architecture, 1945–1975

A Walking Guide to Its Architecture

Aberdeenshire: North and Moray

Rafael Moneo
Building, Teaching, Writing

Becoming an Architect in Renaissance Italy
Art, Science, and the Career of Baldassarre Peruzzi

Architecture Talks Back

Louis I. Kahn in Conversation
Interviews with John W. Cook and Heinrich Klotz, 1969–70

Aldo van Eyck

David Adjaye
Form, Heft, Material

Hawaiian Modern
The Architecture of Vladimir Ossipoff

The Writings of Josep Lluís Sert

Durham Cathedral
History, Fabric, and Culture

Somerset: South and West

The Modern Architecture Symposia, 1962–1966
A Critical Edition

The City Lost and Found
Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960–1980

George Frederick Bodley and the Later Gothic Revival in Britain and America


Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, and Peterborough

Gothic Wonder
Art, Artifice, and the Decorated Style, 1290–1350

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