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The Architecture of Luxury - Annette Condello

The Architecture of Luxury

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Published: 28th May 2014
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Focusing on various contexts within Western Europe, Latin America and the United States, this book traces the myths and application of luxury within architecture, interiors and designed landscapes. Spanning from antiquity to the modern era, it sets out six historical categories of luxury - and relates these to the built and unbuilt environment, taking different cultural contexts and historical periods into consideration. It studies some of the ethical questions raised by the nature of luxury in architecture and discusses whether architectural luxury is an unqualified benefit or something which should only be present within strict limits.

ISBN: 9781472434234
ISBN-10: 1472434234
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 182
Published: 28th May 2014