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Carlo Scarpa : architecture and design Carlo Scarpa. English

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: 2007 Rizzoli International Publications New YorkDescription: 318 p. : ill. (some col.), plans (some col.) ; 30 cmISBN:
  • 0847829111
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 720.92 SCA
Summary: Carlo Scarpa was a virtuoso of light, a master of detail, and a connoisseur of materials. Today he is known as a master of twentieth-century architecture. To mark the centenary of Scarpa's birth, his complete oeuvre are presented here for the first time. The 250 illustrations cover all 58 of his built works, including the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona, the Olivetti showroom in Piazza San Marco in Venice, and the Brion Tomb in San Vito d'Altivole (Treviso). The book includes essays by leading architects and architectural critics, offering an extensive overview of Scarpa's life as well as interpretations of his architecture
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<p>At head of title: Centro internazionale di studi di architettura &quot;Andrea Palladio.&quot;<br /><br />Originally published: Carlo Scarpa : atlante delle architetture. Venice : Marsilio, 2006.<br /><br />Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-318).</p>

Carlo Scarpa was a virtuoso of light, a master of detail, and a connoisseur of materials. Today he is known as a master of twentieth-century architecture. To mark the centenary of Scarpa's birth, his complete oeuvre are presented here for the first time. The 250 illustrations cover all 58 of his built works, including the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona, the Olivetti showroom in Piazza San Marco in Venice, and the Brion Tomb in San Vito d'Altivole (Treviso). The book includes essays by leading architects and architectural critics, offering an extensive overview of Scarpa's life as well as interpretations of his architecture

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