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Carlo Scarpa

Carlo Scarpa

Beyond Matter

by Patrizia Piccinini
Hardback
Publication Date: 23/03/2021
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A tribute to a great master of postwar Italian architecture, through a photographic journey with high visual impact.

Carlo Scarpa was one of the great masters of postwar Italian architecture. This book proposes a photographic itinerary that unfurls through Venice, Treviso, Verona and Bologna, before reaching the Dolomites.

His most significant projects have been photographed specifically for the book, including constructions and installations in public spaces, such as museums, shops and offices. Each example illustrates Scarpa's ability to approach the architectural volume as a whole while at the same time tending to its interior layout down to the smallest details, exploring the potential of the material, giving rhythm to the volumes through light, and expressing the poetics of the shape, even in its simplest lines.

The projects featured in the book alternate between overviews and close-ups, with a very high photographic quality. They are all briefly introduced by a text that describes their genesis, explains the context in which they were made and focuses on the details that best represent Scarpa's style, with a summary and clear key to understanding the architect's work.

The volume ends with a postscript by his son, Tobia Scarpa, who is currently designing the forthcoming Scarpa Museum in Treviso.
ISBN:
9788891829122
9788891829122
Category:
Architecture
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
23-03-2021
Publisher:
Mondadori Electa
Country of origin:
Italy
Pages:
224
Dimensions (mm):
254x229mm

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