Mario Carpo

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Mario Carpo is an architectural historian and critic; currently the inaugural Reyner Banham Professor of Architectural History and Theory at University College, London.

Works
  • Metodo ed ordini nella teoria architettonica del primi moderni: Alberti, Raffaello, Serlio e Camillo, Geneva: Droz, 1993, 226 pp. (Italian) Review: Jarrard (1996, EN).
  • La maschera e il modello: Teoria architettonica ed evangelismo nell'Extraordinario Libro di Sebastiano Serlio, Milan: Jaca, 1993, 139 pp. (Italian) Review: Jarrard (1996, EN).
  • L’architettura dell’età della stampa. Oralità, scrittura, libro stampato e riproduzione meccanica dell’immagine nella storia delle teorie architettoniche, Milan: Jaca Book, 1998. (Italian)
  • editor, with Frédérique Lemerle, Perspective, projections, projet: techniques de la représentation architecturale, Monum, 2005, 191 pp. (French)
    • Perspective, Projections and Design: Technologies of Architectural Representation, London: Routledge, 2007, xi+196 pp. A collection of essays that discuss various aspects of image-making technologies, geometrical knowledge and tools for architectural design. (English)
  • The Alphabet and the Algorithm, MIT Press, 2011, 190 pp. (English)
  • editor, The Digital Turn in Architecture, 1992-2012. AD Reader, John Wiley & Sons, 2013, 264 pp. (English)