Illustrated Architecture Books

An exhibition entitled Illustrated Architecture Books: Highlights from 500 Years of Theory and Practices at the University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates the 500th anniversary of the publication of the 1511 illustrated edition of Vitruvius’s classic architectural treatise.

The Illustrated Architecture Books exhibition website has more information.  A related website for the Festival of the Architecture Book, 1511-2011 has information on related exhibits at other locations.

Students in HIST 420 The Renaissance may be interested in this exhibition, which is open to the public at UIC until 31 October 2011.

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