Carlo Scarpa

Glass was viewed as raw material for experiment and research by the famous Venetian architect Carlo Scarpa, who felt the challenge of this vastly suggestive age-old art.

Carlo Scarpa

Glass was viewed as raw material for experiment and research by the famous Venetian architect Carlo Scarpa, who felt the challenge of this vastly suggestive age-old art.

Carlo Scarpa

The book includes essays by leading architects and architectural critics, offering an extensive overview of Scarpa's life as well as interpretations of his architecture."--BOOK JACKET

Carlo Scarpa

"Carlo Scarpa was a virtuoso of light, a master of detail, and a connoisseur of materials. Today he is known as a master of twentieth-century architecture. To mark the centenary of Scarpa's birth, his complete oeuvre are presented here for the first time. The 250 illustrations cover all 58 of his built works, including the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona, the Olivetti showroom in Piazza San Marco in Venice, and the Brion Tomb in San Vito d'Altivole (Treviso). The book includes essays by leading architects and architectural critics, offering an extensive overview of Scarpa's life as well as interpretations of his architecture."--BOOK JACKET

Carlo Scarpa

Museo Canoviano, Possagno: Opus 22 Series Judith Carmel-Arthur, Carlo
Scarpa, Judith Arthur, Stefan Buzas, Richard Bryant Axel Menges ... Multiple
levels of meaning shown in a single architectural moment such as this allowed
Scarpa to critically comment on the nature of ... Positioned at each of the upper
corners of the cube, four glass rectangles in two matching pairs allow the sky with
its moving ...

Carlo Scarpa

Text in English and Italian. In a letter from London, dated 9 November 1815, Antonio Canova wrote: "...Here I am in London, dear and best friend, a wonderful city...I have seen the marbles arriving from Greece. Of the basreliefs we had some ideas from engravings, but of the full colossal figures, in which an artist can display his whole power and science, we have known nothing...The figures of Phidias are all real and living flesh, that is to say are beautiful nature itself." With his admiring words for the famous Elgin Marbles Canova, one of the last great artists embodying the grandiose heritage of the classical world, gave at the same time an appropriate description of his own artistic aims. It was his half-brother who decided to assemble most of Canova's plaster originals and to place them in a museum he had built in the garden of his brother's home in Possagno, a small village north of Venice, where the artist saw the light of day on 1 November 1757. This basilica-like building erected in 1836 now holds the great majority of Canova's compositions.To commemorate the bicentenary of his birth, the Venetian authorities decided to have an extension added to the overcrowded basilica, and they commissioned the Venetian architect Carlo Scarpa for this delicate task. Scarpa composed a small, but highly articulated building that is in a strong contrast to the Neo-Classical, monumental basilica. The subtly designed sequence of spaces is unique even among Scarpa's so many extraordinary museum interiors as the architect was here in the rare position to compose the spaces as well as the placings of the exhibits. The placing of the sources of natural light which infuses the plaster surfaces with the softness of real life is in itself a rare achievement and it took an equally rare photographer to record such symphonies in white in all their magic.

Carlo Scarpa Architect

Carlo Scarpa, Architect: Intervening with History illustrates, through abundant reproductions of Scarpa's drawings, the ways the architect created a dialogue with light, space, and architecture within the historic fabric of Italian cities.

Carlo Scarpa  Architect

Between 1953 and 1978 the Italian architect Carlo Scarpa produced an incredibly varied range of works that challenge our notions of what modern architecture might be. Foremost in that work was the need to reconcile a wholehearted embrace of the new with the longstanding traditions of local craft and of universal practice to create an architecture that would clearly express its own machine-driven times without abandoning the psychic and sensual forces of place, materiality, and memory. Carlo Scarpa, Architect: Intervening with History illustrates, through abundant reproductions of Scarpa's drawings, the ways the architect created a dialogue with light, space, and architecture within the historic fabric of Italian cities. Presenting these projects as they exist today, the patient eye of contemporary photographer Guido Guidi deepens our understanding of this timely approach to architectural dialogue.

Materials and Meaning in Architecture

Scarpa, Carlo. 'Transcripts', including: 'Letter of the Venetian Rationalists' (1931),
'Can Architecture Be Poetry?' (1976), 'A ... In Glass Architecture by Paul
Scheerbart and Alpine Architecture by Bruno Taut, edited by Dennis Sharp, 41–
74.

Materials and Meaning in Architecture

Interweaving architecture, philosophy and cultural history, Materials and Meaning in Architecture develops a rich and multi-dimensional exploration of materials and materiality, in an age when architectural practice seems otherwise preoccupied with image and visual representation. Arguing that architecture is primarily experienced by the whole body, rather than chiefly with the eyes, this broad-ranging study shows how the most engaging built works are as tactile as they are sensuous, communicating directly with the bodily senses, especially touch. It explores the theme of 'material imagination' and the power of establishing 'place identity' in an architect's work, to consider the enduring expressive possibilities of material use in architecture. The book's chapters can be dipped into, each individual chapter providing close readings of built works by selected modern masters (Scarpa, Zumthor, Williams and Tsien), insights into key texts and theories (Ruskin, Loos, Bachelard), or short cultural histories of materials (wood, brick, concrete, steel, and glass). And yet, taken together, the chapters build to a powerful book-length argument about how meaning accrues to materials through time, and about the need to reinsert the bodily experience of materiality into architectural design. It is thus also, in part, a manifesto: arguing for architecture to act as a bulwark against the tide of an increasingly depersonalised built environment. With insights for a wide range of readers, ranging from students through to researchers and professional designers, Materials and Meaning in Architecture will cause theorists to rethink their assumptions and designers to see new potential for their projects.

The Design Encyclopedia

Mel Byars Terence Riley. Tobia Scarpa . Bowl , c . 1960 . Blown glass , h . 27 / 8 x
dia . 61 / 8 " ( 7 . 3 x 15 . 5 cm ) . Mfr . : Venini & Co . , Italy . ... Marino Barovier ,
Carlo Scarpa : Glass of an Architect , Milan : Skira , 1998 . Cat . , Nicholas
Olsberg ...

The Design Encyclopedia

The Design Encyclopedia is a compendium of the world of modern design over the last century and a half. Compiled from a number of primary and secondary sources by the American author and design historian Mel Byers, in consultation with an international team of design experts, this illustrated design reference guide provides the essential framework for a field that continues to generate intense interest worldwide. In this volume are all the essential facts pertaining to modern design: furniture and product design, graphic design, objects designed by architects, and the various styles and schools of design of the late nineteenth, twentieth, and early twenty-first centuries. With 832 pages and more than 700 full-color illustrations presenting the last 130 years in the history of the design of furniture, lighting, fabrics, ceramics, glassware, metalware, objects in a range of other materials, and mechanical, electrical, and electronic appliances, as well as automobiles and some inventions, this essential reference supplants Mr. Byers's earlier overview of the history of design, published in 1994. It is, however, not merely larger than its predecessor but more comprehensive, easier to navigate, and keenly focused. Here design is considered in terms of its concrete application to functional objects, relating it to craft, decorative arts, and industrial design but distinguishing it from fine art and theory. There are separate entries for designers and craftspeople, design studios, consortiums and partnerships, noteworthy manufacturers, significant historical periods and styles, and materials. The various discrete entries are organized alphabetically, and are cross-referenced where applicable. Most of the full-color illustrations are drawn from the world-renowned design collection of The Museum of Modern Art; the remainder are drawn from the Quittenbaum Kunstauktionen in Munich and Hamburg. This invaluable publication is the one essential guide for the design professional, the student, and the interested observer of design in our time.

Carlo Scarpa Guida Architettura Ediz Inglese

This book is a supremely useful tool for those who wish to learn, "live," from and about the remarkable artistic endeavors and adventures in building of one of the masters of contemporary architecture.

Carlo Scarpa  Guida Architettura  Ediz  Inglese

There is by now a considerable list of books concerning the work of Carlo Scarpa. Among them, this new critical guidebook, written by Sergio Los, one of the leading scholars of Scarpa's work, certainly stands out as the indispensable travelling companion for those setting out to explore the creations of this remarkable Venetian architect. The introductory essay, which provides a critical analysis of the essential features of Scarpa's approach to "doing" architecture, is followed by a complete catalogue of the buildings and projects that Scarpa actually built, along with the fundamental information required to understand their history, and to tour them as they now stand, as well as an inventory of Scarpa's unbuilt projects. This book is a supremely useful tool for those who wish to learn, "live," from and about the remarkable artistic endeavors and adventures in building of one of the masters of contemporary architecture.

Architectural Record

Lighting Briefs Glassblowing techniques Oty Light is a new collection of glass
lighting fixtures with roots in Venice , Italy . ... Inspired by the glass forms of Carlo
Scarpa , Tihany used Sirmos CyTron Translucent resin to create a collection ...

Architectural Record


Interiors

Brion family tomb ( 1969 ) , Chapel at San Vito d ' Altivole , by Carlo Scarpa . ...
An accompanying exhibition , " Carlo Scarpa in Murano : Art Glass by an
Architect ( 1926 – 1947 ) , ” presents over 50 pieces that demonstrate Scarpa ' s ...

Interiors


Architectural Digest

The space " It's still a formal with a modern twist : a huge 1950s Venini is
anchored by a chunky 18th - century house , but it no longer glass chandelier by
the modernist architect carpenter's bench , still in active use . Carlo Scarpa .
Beneath it ...

Architectural Digest

The international magazine of fine interior design.

The M V M Cappellin Glassworks and the Young Carlo Scarpa

Edited by Marino Barovier, this volume includes the catalogue of the complete works by Carlo Scarpa for Cappellin and is an indispensible tool for collectors, scholars and art dealers.

The M V M  Cappellin Glassworks and the Young Carlo Scarpa

A new publication in the series "Le Stanze del Vetro", a project for the study and enhancement of Venetian glassmaking in the 20th century, from a collaboration between the Fondazione Cini and Pentagram Stiftung. This volume accompanies the fall exhibition in Venice dedicated to the history of master glassmaker Muranesi Cappellin & C. (which Giacomo Cappellin founded after breaking with Paolo Venini and the V.S.M. Cappellin Venini & C.) to become one of the most important glass companies thanks also to its collaboration with a young architect, Carlo Scarpa. The vast production ranges from transparent glass to milky glass with gold, or glass paste and cased glass, or Phoenician decorations and figures, animals and plants; plus important lighting works. The entire output of Cappellin is documented (open from 1925 to 1931), placing the spotlight above all on the contribution of the major architect and glass designer Carlo Scarpa, his work during the 1920s and his relations with the arts. The book also discusses the production and exhibitions of Cappellin in Paris and the United States, relations established with artists in Turin and its very unique glass productions. Edited by Marino Barovier, this volume includes the catalogue of the complete works by Carlo Scarpa for Cappellin and is an indispensible tool for collectors, scholars and art dealers.

Vignelli

Venini changed all that and commissioned some of the best architects of the time
, including Gio Ponti , Tommaso Buzzi and especially Carlo Scarpa . Scarpa is
without a doubt the greatest glass designer of the 20th century . He was also my ...

Vignelli

This superbly presented volume is a treasure trove of the thoughts of internationally acclaimed designers Lella and Massimo Vignelli. For the past ten years, Massimo Vignelli has taught a summer course at the School of Design and Architecture at Harvard on subjects that were initially alphabatized for convienence, but now

The Structural Basis of Architecture

Polymer (GFRP) Glass Fiber Fabric, PTFE coat. ... Since architecture is by nature
illustration 5.12 Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venezia, Italy (1963). ... Architect:
Carlo Scarpa. holistic, a successful design will often result from a thoughtful.

The Structural Basis of Architecture

This is a book that shows how to "see" structures as being integral to architecture. It engages a subject that is both about understanding the mechanical aspects of structure as well as being able to relate this to the space, form, and conceptual design ideas that are inherent to the art of building. Analyzing the structural principles behind many of the best-known works of architecture from past and present alike, this book places the subject within a contemporary context. The subject matter is approached in a qualitative and discursive manner, illustrated by many photographs and structural behavior diagrams. Accessible mathematical equations and worked-out examples are also included so as to deepen a fundamental understanding of the topic. This new, color edition’s format has been thoroughly revised and its content updated and expanded throughout. It is perfect as either an introductory structures course text or as a designer’s sourcebook for inspiration, for here two essential questions are addressed in parallel fashion: “How do structures work?” and “What form do structures take in the context of architecture – and why so?” A rich, varied and engaging rationale for structural form in architecture thus emerges.

Four Museums

Carlo Scarpa, Museo Canoviano, Possagno, Frank O. Gehry, Guggenheim
Bilbao Museum, Rafael Moneo, the Audrey Jones ... Glass is present in a se
1970s , it seemed as if one architectural world - the lection of sub - narratives , as
well as ...

Four Museums

The book presents four of the most important contemporary museums of the world. Easch essay details the unique design concepts of each museum, illustrated with interior and exterior details.

American Craft

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Architect edited by Marino Barovier , 1999 , Skira Editore S . p . A . , Milan , Italy ,
distributed by Abbeville Press , New York , NY , 800 - 278 - 2665 ; 303 pages ,
texts ...

American Craft


Venetian Glass

... ( 1891 - 1979 ) Giulio Radi ( 1895 - 1952 ) Carlo Scarpa ( 1906 - 1978 ) Tobia
Scarpa ( 1935 ) A designer , businessman , ceramic Gio Ponti was born in Milan .
After artist , Flavio Poli , was born in graduating from the Architecture Chioggia .

Venetian Glass

"A journey into the art of fire through more than 250 pieces of art glass from the 20th century Murano glass collection that Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu have assembled over years of study. This book offers the reader an excursion into the history of Venetian glass from 1900 until today: the most significant period of Muranese glass." "The essays in the book are written by Marino Barovier, David Revere McFadden and Suzanne K. Frantz. World class experts in the field of glass and decorative arts, each explains various aspects of Venetian Glass, from its history to a discussion on collectors and collecting to the remarkable relationship between the glassblower and the designer. Renown artists/designers share their personal insights: Alfredo Barbini, Cristiano Bianchin, Laura Diaz de Santillana, Benjamin Moore, Yoichi Ovhira, Tobia Scarpa, Thomas Stearns, Lino Tagliapietra, Massimo Vignelli and Toots Zynsky."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Design Directory Italy

Architect and furniture designer In the 1930s, when the young Venetian architect
Carlo Scarpa was fiercely attacked for his ... he withdrew to the workshop of
Paolo Venini, a close friend and seminal innovator of the art of glass-blowing.
During ...

Design Directory Italy

Packaged in handy pocket-sized format, each book is brightly designed and takes a fresh new look art design concepts, encompassing everything from shoe designers to hi-fi systems, from cutlery to cameras, from lights to cars.

The Canadian Architect

Build Your World Architectural AutoCAD Architectural Desktop AutoCAD
Architectural Desktop From conceptual ... in an exhibit entitled Carlo Scarpa
Making of Scénographie d ' une architecture . in Murano : Art Glass by an
Architect ( 1926 ...

The Canadian Architect