Description - On the Art of Building in Ten Books by Leon Battista Alberti
"De Re Aedificatoria", by Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472), was the first modern treatise on the theory and practice of architecture. It was very important for the subsequent history of architecture and this is the first English translation based on the original Latin text on which Alberti's reputation as a theorist is founded.
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(254mm x 175mm x 27mm)
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Author Biography - Leon Battista Alberti
Robert Tavernor is Professor and Head of Architecture at the University of Bath and a practicing architect. His previous books include a translation (with Joseph Rykwert and Neil Leach) of Alberti's On the Art of Building in Ten Books; and Palladio and Palladianism.