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Five Masterworks By Louis Sauer By Antonino Saggio
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Louis Sauer is known in the US as one of the greatest housing experts. He achieved national fame when many of his innovative designs were built in Society Hill, the historic colonial neighborhood in... More > Philadelphia. The quality, variety and reasoning behind his creative solutions for the renewal of large areas of old and derelict urban context were the exemplars for those who followed him in this field. The five designs included in this book are selected from the period (1961-79) when Sauer practiced in Philadelphia. His work is exceptional for its variety and wealth of solutions. Some examples are his modernistic forms, intelligent understanding of the history of the locale and the requirements of diverse urban scales. The five works Antonino Saggio is presenting in this publication give a picture of his outstanding design and the ingenuity of his solutions when faced with diverse design challenges and scales. See Interview on this book http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzAFTCJMURc< Less
Five Masterworks By Louis Sauer By Antonino Saggio
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Louis Sauer is known in the US as one of the greatest housing experts. He achieved national fame when many of his innovative designs were built in Society Hill, the historic colonial neighborhood in... More > Philadelphia. The quality, variety and reasoning behind his creative solutions for the renewal of large areas of old and derelict urban context were the exemplars for those who followed him in this field. The five designs included in this book are selected from the period (1961-79) when Sauer practiced in Philadelphia. His work is exceptional for its variety and wealth of solutions. Some examples are his modernistic forms, intelligent understanding of the history of the locale and the requirements of diverse urban scales. The five works Antonino Saggio is presenting in this publication give a picture of his outstanding design and the ingenuity of his solutions when faced with diverse design challenges and scales. See Interview on this book http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzAFTCJMURc< Less
Five Masterworks by Louis Sauer By Antonino Saggio
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Louis Sauer is known in the US as one of the greatest housing experts. He achieved national fame when many of his innovative designs were built in Society Hill, the historic colonial neighborhood in... More > Philadelphia. The quality, variety and reasoning behind his creative solutions for the renewal of large areas of old and derelict urban context were the exemplars for those who followed him in this field. The five designs included in this book are selected from the period (1961-79) when Sauer practiced in Philadelphia. His work is exceptional for its variety and wealth of solutions. Some examples are his modernistic forms, intelligent understanding of the history of the locale and the requirements of diverse urban scales. The five works Antonino Saggio is presenting in this publication give a picture of his outstanding design and the ingenuity of his solutions when faced with diverse design challenges and scales. See Interview on this book http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzAFTCJMURc< Less
Louis Sauer The Architect of Low-rise High-density Housing By Antonino Saggio
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... As one walks the streets of the Philadelphia, Sauer’s buildings stand out for the masterly way he calibrates architectural composition and the varied playfulness of his solutions which,... More > through a complex body of intuitively defined rules, one will find the very essence of Sauer’s field of action where he interprets the reality of the setting and its surroundings. This book, then, is an enjoyable, lively read, because it proposes a profoundly democratic architecture that opens individuals’ minds, leaves room to the end-user’s aesthetic sensibility and presupposes a curious, imagining heart... 
 
From the Preface by P. C. Pignatelli L. Sauer, born 1928, FAIA, Hon FRAIA, is an architect, professor and design theorist. Extensive projects have been built in the U.S.A. and Canada where his work is an example of planning and design originality. A. Saggio (1955) teaches Architecture at «Sapienza» University (Rome). He is the founder of the book series "The IT Revolution in Architecture".< Less
Louis Sauer, The Architect of Low-rise High-density Housing By Antonino Saggio
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... As one walks the streets of the Philadelphia, Sauer’s buildings stand out for the masterly way he calibrates architectural composition and the varied playfulness of his solutions which,... More > through a complex body of intuitively defined rules, one will find the very essence of Sauer’s field of action where he interprets the reality of the setting and its surroundings. This book, then, is an enjoyable, lively read, because it proposes a profoundly democratic architecture that opens individuals’ minds, leaves room to the end-user’s aesthetic sensibility and presupposes a curious, imagining heart... 
 
From the Preface by P. C. Pignatelli L. Sauer, born 1928, FAIA, Hon FRAIA, is an architect, professor and design theorist. Extensive projects have been built in the U.S.A. and Canada where his work is an example of planning and design originality. A. Saggio (1955) teaches Architecture at «Sapienza» University (Rome). He is the founder of the book series "The IT Revolution in Architecture".< Less
Louis Sauer The Architect of Low-rise High-density Housing (color version) By Antonino Saggio
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... As one walks the streets of the Philadelphia, Sauer’s buildings stand out for the masterly way he calibrates architectural composition and the varied playfulness of his solutions which,... More > through a complex body of intuitively defined rules, one will find the very essence of Sauer’s field of action where he interprets the reality of the setting and its surroundings. This book, then, is an enjoyable, lively read, because it proposes a profoundly democratic architecture that opens individuals’ minds, leaves room to the end-user’s aesthetic sensibility and presupposes a curious, imagining heart... 
 
From the Preface by P. C. Pignatelli L. Sauer, born 1928, FAIA, Hon FRAIA, is an architect, professor and design theorist. Extensive projects have been built in the U.S.A. and Canada where his work is an example of planning and design originality. A. Saggio (1955) teaches Architecture at «Sapienza» University (Rome). He is the founder of the book series "The IT Revolution in Architecture".< Less
A secret van Gogh. His Motif and Motives By Antonino Saggio
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This book investigates a complex layer of mysteries and clues concealed in van Gogh's paintings and biography. New points of view on the painter’s life are introduced and a foundation... More > is laid for the interpretation of the iconography within his work. The book deduces from the painter’s biography: a previously unexplored interpretation of the final argument with Gauguin; the critical role played by Rachel, la «jeune fille» d’Arles working in rue des Récollets, in the final years of the painter’s life; Theo’s role in quelling the scandal of the December 23rd ear amputation and Gauguin’s ensuing arrest; The author underscores his thesis though a series of details in van Gogh’s works, the painter’s own letters, and by re-visiting well known events in his life. This juxtaposing of biographical facts with the psychological origins of the works posits an exciting new thesis in "A Secret of Van Gogh: His Motif and Motives" that will be of great interest to a wide audience of readers.< Less
A secret van Gogh. His Motif and Motives By Antonino Saggio
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This book investigates a complex layer of mysteries and clues concealed in van Gogh's paintings and biography. New points of view on the painter’s life are introduced and a foundation... More > is laid for the interpretation of the iconography within his work. The book deduces from the painter’s biography: a previously unexplored interpretation of the final argument with Gauguin; the critical role played by Rachel, la «jeune fille» d’Arles working in rue des Récollets, in the final years of the painter’s life; Theo’s role in quelling the scandal of the December 23rd ear amputation and Gauguin’s ensuing arrest; The author underscores his thesis though a series of details in van Gogh’s works, the painter’s own letters, and by re-visiting well known events in his life. This juxtaposing of biographical facts with the psychological origins of the works posits an exciting new thesis in "A Secret of Van Gogh: His Motif and Motives" that will be of great interest to a wide audience of readers.< Less
The IT Revolution in Architecture. Thoughts on a Paradigm Shift By Antonino Saggio
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Information technology is imposing itself as the central paradigm for a new phase in all of architecture; the dynamic interconnections at the heart of IT are being transferred from the world of... More > digital models to the reality of a reactive, sensitive, interactive architecture. The structure chosen for this book was to avoid a “crib sheet” on the “IT Revolution in Architecture.” The formula of the “treatise” was just as impossible to use not only because many aspects of contemporary scientific research are oriented toward a structure that remains intentionally open and serves to launch new hypotheses rather than solidify certainties, but also because this aspect is reinforced by the material that by its nature finds itself in an free, interconnected, intrinsically problematic dimension.< Less
The Instrument of Caravaggio By Antonino Saggio
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The Instrument of Caravaggio shows that the use of the camera obscura is not only a technical device but a profound challenge for a new revolutionary vision. Translation by Rebecca Guarda