Architectural theory from the Renaissance to the present : 89 essays on 117 treatises
Cologne, Taschen, 2003
(25.5 cm), 845 (3) pp., over 850 illustrations (publisher’s count). Publisher’s laminated pictorial wrappers. - The 89 essays discuss “the most important treatises on architecture from the Renaissance to today” grouped by origin and date: Italy (entries by Veronica Biermann et al.), France (by Christian Freigang and Jarl Kremeier), Spain (by Barbara Borngässer Klein), England (by Carsten Ruhl), Germany (by Bernd Evers and Jürgen Zimmer), 20th century (by Gilbert Lupfer, Jürgen Paul, and Paul Sigel). Translated from the German by Gregory Fauria, Jeremy Gaines, and Michael Shuttleworth. ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.