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Vitruvius on architecture

Vitruvius Pollio

Vitruvius on architecture

by Vitruvius Pollio

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Published by Monacelli Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas Gordon Smith
    GenreEarly works to 1800
    ContributionsSmith, Thomas Gordon, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA2515 .V61352 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18154038M
    ISBN 101580931278, 1885254989
    LC Control Number2003015240

    Vitruvius: The Ten Books on Architecture.   Vitruvius's 10 books (or chapters) on architecture lets you view life through the lens of the 1st century BC builder. While Vitruvius does explain the principals of how to build various buildings and rules for the construction and use of columns, perhaps the most amusing part of the book is his description of life and the things that govern by:

    on architecture by the architect Vitruvius, who lived about the time of Christ. His book De architectura (c. 27 bc; “On Architecture”) is a handbook for Roman architects and covers almost every aspect of architecture, but it is limited because it was based on Greek models and was written at. [N.B. On Vitruvius see in this blog also: Francesca Salatin, An Introduction to Fra Giocondo's Vitruvius (); Vitruvius, On Architecture, Edited by Pierre Gros. Translation and Commentary by Antonio Corso and Elisa Romano. Essays by Maria Losito, Turin, Einaudi, ; Giovanni Mazzaferro, Rare Books and a Great Discovery: a Specimen of Vitruvius' De Architectura Annotated by Cosimo Bartoli.

    Vitruvius THE TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTURE [excerpts] BOOK I CHAPTER I THE EDUCATION OF THE ARCHITECT 1. The architect should be equipped with knowledge of many branches of study and varied kinds of learning, for it is by his judgement that all work done by the other arts is put to test. This knowledge is the child of practice and theory.   Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius Morris Hicky Morgan. THE TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTURE. MORRIS HICKY MORGAN, PH.D., LL.D. LATE PROFESSOR OF CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY. IN HARVARD UNIVERSITY. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND ORIGINAL DESIGNS. PREPARED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF. HERBERT LANGFORD WARREN, A.M. NELSON ROBINSON JR. PROFESSOR OF ARCHITECTURE.


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Just as Vitruvius set out to catalog the rules and ideals of ancient Greek architecture, Thomas Gordon Smith in Vitruvius on Architecture presents the rules and ideals of Vitruvius himself. This volume contains the five books most relevant to contemporary architecture along with a wealth of visual material: photographs of ancient structures from Greece, Italy, and Turkey; related sculptures, frescoes, and reliefs; hypothetical re-creations of Vitruvius's /5(2).

Vitruvius describes the classic principles of symmetry, harmony, and proportion in architecture; the design of the treasury, prison, senate house, baths, forum, and temples; the construction of the theater: its site, foundations, and acoustics; the proper style and proportion for private dwellings; the differences between the Ionic, Doric, and Corinthian styles; methods of giving durability and beauty to polished Cited by: Little is known about Vitruvius l Vitruvius.

The Ten Books of Architecture by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (80–15 BC) is the first complete treatise that we have on architecture. Reading it is an unmitigated source of joy for someone who has an amateur's interest in architecture or Roman history.4/5.

‘This book makes the Renaissance enthusiasm for Vitruvius understandable again, and it is an indispensable starting point for future work on him.’ Source: Preservation ‘Rowland and Howe have reconstructed Vitruvius’s conception of architecture as a liberal art and an essential component of any civilized society, and made it accessible Cited by:   Vitruvius: the ten books on architecture by Vitruvius Pollio; Morgan, Morris Hicky, Publication date Topics Architecture Publisher Cambridge: Harvard university Press Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

26 29 Addeddate Pages: vitruvius the ten books on architecture. translated by morris hicky morgan, ph.d., ll.d. late professor of classical philology in harvard university. with illustrations and original designs prepared under the direction of herbert langford warren, a.m.

nelson robinson jr. professor of architecture in harvard university cambridge harvard university press.

Vitruvius: The Ten Books on Architecture. Vitruvius. Morris Hicky Morgan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. London: Humphrey Milford. Oxford University Press.

The National Endowment for the Humanities provided support for entering this text. TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTURE By Vitruvius Translated by Morris Hicky Morgan, Ph.D., LL.D.

Illustration by Herbert Langford Warren. BOOK I. Introduction by Vitruvius 1. The Education of the Architect 2. The Fundamental Principles of Architecture 3.

The Departments of Architecture 4. The Site of a City 5. The City Walls 6. Vitruvius was aware of this ‘problem’ in his choice of elements, one which could be specified clearly (firmitas), one which was the subject of the collective fantasies about what buildings are for (utilitas), and the completely unsymbolizable value of beauty, Size: KB.

Approximately 2, years ago, an aged Roman architect named Vitruvius wrote down on ten scrolls everything he knew about architecture.

He presented this work, known today as "Ten Books on Architecture," to Emperor Augustus in the hope of changing what he perceived as a rampant lack of professionalism /5(7).

Andrea Palladio, The Four Books of Architecture, London, rt - - or, Leon Battista Alberti, On the Art of Building in Ten Books, Cambridge, -Sebastiano Serlio, On Architecture, New Haven-London, ic, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Canon of the Five Orders of Architecture, New York, Internet Archive BookReader Vitruvius: the ten books on architecture.

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (c. 90 - c. 20 BCE), better known simply as Vitruvius, was a Roman military engineer and architect who wrote De Architectura (On Architecture), a treatise which combines the history of ancient architecture and engineering with the author's personal experience and advice on the subject.

VITRUVIUS THE TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTURE. Let us start with a guy named Marcus Vitruvius Pollio. He wrote the Ten Books on Architecture about the same time that Octavian Caesar was given the title Augustus, 27 B.C.

Vitruvius was a Roman Army Engineer, and the purview of his books covers weapons, fortification, town building and the creation of practical and beautiful public and private buildings. Vitruvius: The Ten Books on Architecture – Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, a Roman architect and engineer flourishing in the first century B.C., was the author of the oldest and most influential work on architecture.

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Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, a Roman architect and engineer flourishing in the first century B.C., was the author of the oldest and most influential work on architecture in existence. In De architectura (c BC), Vitruvius discusses in ten encyclopedic chapters aspects of Roman architecture, engineering and city planning.

Vitruvius also included a section on human proportions. Because it is the only antique treatise on architecture to have survived, De Author: Vitruvius. In De architectura (c BC), Vitruvius discusses in ten encyclopedic chapters aspects of Roman architecture, engineering and city planning.

Vitruvius also included a section on human proportions. Because it is the only antique treatise on architecture to have survived, De architectura has been an invaluable source of information for : Penguin Publishing Group.

In On Architecture Vitruvius adds to the tradition of Greek theory and practice the results of his own experience. The contents of this treatise in ten books are as follows. Book 1: Requirements for an architect; town planning; design, cities, aspects; temples. 2: Materials and their treatment.

Greek systems. 3: Styles. Forms of Greek temples. The Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Vitruvius Pollio: Title: The Ten Books on Architecture Language: English: LoC Class: NA: Fine Arts: Architecture: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Architecture -- Early works to Cited by: This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online.

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