Dream of Venice Architecture



Winner, IPPY Silver Award In ArchitectureFinalist, 2016 Foreword Indies Award In ArchitectureAn Intimate Journey Through The Remarkable Venetian Urban Landscape, This Book Reveals The Architectural Features That Contribute To The Incredulity Of The Beautiful City From The Mysterious Sotoporteghi To The Complexity Of Carlo Scarpa S Immaculate Detailing Evocative Photographs Complement The Personal Reveries Contributed By 36 Notable International Architects And Architectural Writers Who Have Been Inspired By The City And Share In Her Wonder Included Are Personal Reflections From Tadao Ando, James Biber, Mario Botta, Michele De Lucchi, Massimiliano Fuksas, Robert McCarter, Richard Murphy, Witold Rybczynski, Annabelle Selldorf, And Thomas Woltz.Dream of Venice Architecture

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  • Hardcover
  • 96 pages
  • Dream of Venice Architecture
  • Riccardo De Cal
  • 25 January 2017
  • 0990772519

10 thoughts on “Dream of Venice Architecture

  1. says:

    Dream of a book for lovers of VENICEThis is the second pictorial book in the Dream of Venice series, Here, contemporary architects and architectural writers share their personal experience of Venice Photographs to illustrate each essay are by Riccardo de Cal.A portion of the proceeds from each book will be donated to Foundation Querini Stampalia to support the architecture programme in Venice You can follow them on Twitter.In the introduction by Richard J Goy poses the question of why this g Dream of ...

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    The very first Dream of Venice book took my breath away and this second book delights, surprises, and seduces, yes seduces, just the same The subject is Architecture but not in the traditional sense of the word JoAnn Locktov has managed to make the often niche world of Architecture accessible to all in such a profoundly beautiful way Here we have highly personal and evocative essays by a variety of Architects and writers, who share their intimate observations, reflections, and encounters with The very first Dream of Venice book took my breath away and this second book delights, surprises, and seduces, yes seduces, just the same The subject is Architecture but not in the traditional sense of the word JoAnn Locktov has managed to make the often niche world of Architecture accessible to all in such a profoundly beautiful way Here we have highly personal and evocative essays by a variety of Architects and writers, who share their intimate observations, reflections, and encounters with the Architecture and urban environment of this remarkable city, simultaneously embracing its past, present, and future Many of these lyrical essays read as if we are getting a private glimpse into the writer s personal diariesAnd what can bealluring than reading a personal diary written in Ve...

  3. says:

    After reading the original Dream of Venice book, I was keenly interested to see in what direction this new book would go Would this book be like so many other books on Venice, focused on the same few iconic buildings I was happily surprised to find many architects, locations, sites, and details that I never knew about Venice and I ve been going there for over 20 years Riccardo De Cal s images include new looks at sites like the Salute, but also introduced me to the airport on Lido, the Oliv After reading the original Dream of Venice book, I was keenly interested to see in what direction this new book would go Would this book be like so many other books on Venice, focused on the same few iconic buildings I was happily surprised to find many architects, locations, sites, and details that I never knew about Venice and I ve been going ther...

  4. says:

    I received a copy of Dream of Venice Architecture as a gift from editor JoAnn Locktov Given the sense of romance surrounding the city that exists within popular culture, I cracked the cover with certain expectations What I found was dramatically and pleasantly unexpected.This is not a glossy presentation of a generic tourist destination Dream of Venice Architecture is an examination of what architect and author Richard J Goy calls an extraordinarily complex city organism one with a histor I received a copy of Dream of Venice Architecture as a gift from editor JoAnn Locktov Given the sense of romance surrounding the city that exists within popular culture, I cracked the cover with certain expectations What I found was dramatically and pleasantly unexpected.This is not a glossy presentation of a generic tourist destination Dream of Venice Architecture is an examination of what architect and author Richard J Goy calls an extraordinarily complex city organism one with a history of 1,500 years How does a place with such a rich and sometimes turbulent past inspire and influence the people who design new structures How does the history of a place impact culture This is a portrait of a living, breathing city filled with both light and shado...

  5. says:

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway.I didn t really enjoy Venice when I visited However, this lyrical, dreamy book of paragraphs written by people with some claim to either the city or the architecture within Venic...

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