Architecture, design and society in the early Modern Period

Arquitectura, diseño y sociedad en la temprana Edad Moderna

It is not possible to understand the meaning of architectural masterpieces built throughout history without first understanding the meaning of

“being an architect”

and how his activity developed.

The use of the copy of drawings, the importance of treaties for the transmission of knowledge, the meaning of the centralized plant or the importance of mathematics and geometry in the diary work of architects in the Early Modern Age are some of the concepts in which this volume deepens, to get closer to the historical and social context of this period so important for the future of architecture.

Articles by: Guido Cimadomo, Amanda Wunder, Giulia Ceriani Sebregondi, Elizabeth Merrill, José Ramón Hernández Correa, José María Cabeza Láinez and Rodrigo Almonacid Canseco.

Guido Cimadomo (ed.) Architect (Italy, 1998), Ph.D. (Spain, 2014). Lecturer at the Department Art and Architecture, University of Malaga (Spain) since 2010. Expert member of the ICOMOS’ scientific committee CIPA for the Documentation of Architectonic Heritage and of UNESCO’s Forum «University and Heritage». He shares teaching and research activities with the practice of architecture working on the design of cultural and sport facilities and on documentation, rehabilitation and dissemination of cultural heritage. Recent outcomes are Cesare Brandi: the classical language of architecture (Ediciones Asimétricas, 2016).

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