Perhaps one of the finest book ever written about architecture in English, this is also one of the the best general defenses of the classical tradition, and the Baroque in particular. The modern “fallacies” Scott rebuts (Romantic, Ethical, Mechanical, etc.) are still with us, but his arguments remain as compelling as ever.
Includes a portfolio of historic and contemporary classical design illustrating Scott’s thesis
- ISBN: 9780393730357
- Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
- Size: 5.4 x 8 in
- Pages: 194
- Binding: Paperback