Stumme Poesie: Architektur und Sprache bei Gottfried Semper


Michael Gnehm
Stumme Poesie
Architektur und Sprache bei
Gottfried Semper


2004. 17 x 24 cm, softcover with flap
277 pages, 60 illustrations
ISBN 978-3-85676-127-1
CHF 65.00 / EUR 61.00
German

Foreword by Werner Oechslin
Designed by Philippe Mouthon and Vera Pechel

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Gottfried Semper speaks of architectural "spatial poetry" and emphasizes the "special language" of art, "consisting of formal types and symbols". This study illuminates Semper's borrowings from other disciplines and traces the relevance of Semper's ideas up to Le Corbusier and Jacques Derrida.