The New School Archives Digital Collections

Related people/organizations

University of Pennsylvania (subject)
Italo Calvino (subject)
John Summerson (subject)
Marco Frascari (speaker)
Giuseppe Zambonini (speaker)
George Ranalli (speaker)





MLA Citation:

Architecture As A Text. 1977. Giuseppe Zambonini papers; Open Atelier of Design Lecture Series. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Jul 2019


Marco Frascari discusses Invisible Cities (Italo Calvino); defines types and models, architectural text. Frascari column dream. Scale. Architectural elements blown up to building proportion: column as building; Gothic cathedral; skyscraper. Rhetorical method fuels design. Question and answer with Open Atelier of Design (OAD) students, Giuseppe Zambonini, and George Ranalli.