Vitruvius


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 (vĭ-tro͞o′vē-əs) Full name Marcus Vitruvius Pollio. fl. first century bc.
Roman architect and writer. His De Architectura is the only surviving text on ancient architectural theory.
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Mutilations, amputations, dislocation of the joints, "restorations"; this is the Greek, Roman, and barbarian work of professors according to Vitruvius and Vignole.
Balcom, a promising young architect, designs it on the back of his Vitruvius, with hard pencil and ruler, and the job is let out to Dobson & Sons, stonecutters.
What a joyful sense of freedom we have when Vitruvius announces the old opinion of artists that no architect can build any house well who does not know something of anatomy.
Nefarious tyrant President Business secretly plans to destroy Bricksburg using an artefact known as The Kragle, but ancient wizard Vitruvius (Morgan Freeman) mistakes Emmet for the mythical Master-Builder who can save the day.
The new brand name is inspired by the Roman master builder, Marcus Vitruvius, whose treatise on architecture espoused function, strength and beauty.
Back ventilating a reservoir cladding goes back to the time of Vitruvius.
As Gretchen Meyers (2012, 8) concludes, "One might suggest that for Vitruvius 'monumentality' is the opposite of 'ephemerality'; it encompasses something sturdy, long lasting, and durable.
The yacht boasts naval architecture by Philippe Briand and exterior styling by Vitruvius Yachts Ltd.
Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist, Ten Books of Architecture by Vitruvius, and Speeches That Changed The World, and all the autobio-graphies and art history books that are on my shelves.
Video artist, sculptor, and photographer Paul Pfeiffer is a Vitruvius disciple.
Looking first at language and poetic then at translation and transfer, they consider such aspects as Neo-Latin and vernacular poetics of self-fashioning in Dutch occasional poetry 1635-40, the division of labor between Latin and the vernaculars in the church in Scania under Danish and Swedish rule during the 17th century, Giannozzo Manetti's (1396-1459) view on translation into the sermo maternus, glossaries and knowledge transfer by Andreas Wissowatius and Abraham Rogerius, and Vitruvius and his 16th-century readers in Latin and vernacular.
Translated that means 'firmness, commodity, delight," and is the cornerstone theory of first-century Roman architect Vitruvius.