Ruins as Architecture

Thomas J. McCormick

A fascinating demonstration of the rich and complex architectural ideas and philosophies of centuries gone by
Publication date:
February 2000
Publisher :
Bauhan Publishing
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ISBN : 9780872331174

Dimensions : 216 X 140 mm
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Thomas J. McCormick, a noted scholar of the century of Enlightenment, examines the phenomenon of the creation of man-made ruins as an architectural form. Picturesque grottos, Gothic Temples and "ruins to be inhabited by a hermit" are the focus of McCormick's study as he looks at these frequently playful yet melancholy monuments.