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Description for Florence Paperback. Num Pages: 88 pages, black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1DST; AMC; WTH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 184 x 130 x 9. Weight in Grams: 150.
Many years have passed since architect Andrea Ponsi settled in Florence, and still he feels he does not fully comprehend this mysterious city. The way Florence eludes understanding, however, can be an opportunity- to keep seeking, to keep exploring. Ponsi’s Florence is endlessly suggestive. His tour of the city is one of continually shifting light and perspective, of stunning symmetry and an even more compelling asymmetry, of sudden transitions from bustling streets to the most perfect silence.

While Ponsi does consider such celebrated sites as the Piazza Santa Croce, the Ponte Vecchio, and the Duomo, the book is a ... Read more

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University of Virginia Press United States
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Charlottesville, United States
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About Andrea Ponsi
Andrea Ponsi is an architect, designer, and educator currently living and working in Florence. He is the author of Thinking Lines and Firenze: Changing Viewpoints, among other books, and his work has been the subject of exhibitions in Europe and the United States.

Reviews for Florence
Florence: A Map of Perceptions is the perfect walking companion to take on a stroll through Florence and is sure to please both long-time residents and new visitors to the city.- theflorentine.net; ""For anyone who loves architecture and Italy... this is the perfect small gift. Ponsi is an architect who works in Florence and engages it as an artist. ... Read more

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