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Symbolic Space

French Enlightenment Architecture and Its Legacy

Symbolic Space( )
Author: Etlin, Richard A.
ISBN:978-0-226-22085-7
Publication Date:Dec 1996
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

Richard A. Etlin explores the social and cultural hierarchies established in eighteenth-century France to illustrate how the conceptual basis of the modern house and the physical layout of the modern city emerged from debates among theoretically innovative French architects of the eighteenth-century. Examining a broad range of topics from architecture and urbanism to gardening and funerary monuments, he shows how the work of these architects was informed by considerations of...
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Book Details
Pages:262
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.853 x 0.565 Inches
Book Weight:0.854 Pounds



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