Rome: Urban Formation And Transformation by Jon Michael SchwartingRome: Urban Formation And Transformation by Jon Michael Schwarting

Rome: Urban Formation And Transformation

byJon Michael Schwarting

Hardcover | June 15, 2017

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In this book, Formation is ideal and utopian thinking, and Transformation is the adaptation of the ideal to the real or existing conditions. The book examines the dialectical relationship of these in the creation of the city. The subject is a contextual theory of urban design, utilizing Italian Renaissance and Baroque architecture and urban development of Rome, as a case study. It demonstrates the complexity of Roman urbanism and the inter-relationship and role of Roman architecture to its urban context.
Jon Michael Schwarting is an architect, urban designer and professor. He has a B.Arch. and M.Arch in Urban Design from Cornell University and received a Rome Prize Fellowship from the American Academy in Rome. He is a Professor of Architecture and has been Director of the graduate program of Urban and Regional Design at New York Instit...
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Title:Rome: Urban Formation And TransformationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:180 pages, 11 × 11 × 0.98 inPublished:June 15, 2017Publisher:Oro EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1939621704

ISBN - 13:9781939621702

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"The book is simple in structure, well illustrated with a number of black and white maps and line sketches...." --Landscape + Urbanism

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"The book is simple in structure, well illustrated with a number of black and white maps and line sketches."