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Graphemes and Standard Type. A Methodological Proposal for the Evolutionary Analysis of Oscar Niemeyer’s Work

  • Alessandro LuiginiEmail author
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1140)

Abstract

The contribution presents the analysis of four models of morphological and figurative analysis of evolutionary approach. From the following summary, a methodological model of analysis of Oscar Niemeyer’s work is presented, which, due to its duration and figurative characteristics, is particularly suitable for a type of analysis of this kind. Two of the edified “graphemes” will also be presented, with the tables elaborated by the author.

Keywords

Niemeyer Evolutionary analysis Graphemes Standard type Architecture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EducationFree University of BozenBrixen-BressanoneItaly

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