Tag: Vitruvius

Architecture, Transdisciplinary

Anachronistic Interpretations of Space

These are some considerations suggested to me by a recent conversation I had with a colleague architect, concerning the reception of the concept of space in architecture, before the modern epoch. I hope it can contribute to avoiding some possible misinterpretations, where, in a previous article — Concepts of Space in Vitruvius  —  I spoke about the possibility to interpret…

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Books, History of Architecture

Concepts of Space in Vitruvius

The previous article could be read as a prologue to the present one: that article — Place Space and the Unicorn — unveils the premises and the reasons which took me to analyze an ancient text like De Architectura, written by the Roman architect Vitruvius in the first century B.C.,  to understand how the notion of space was interpreted during…

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