Sergio Sanabria

Sergio Sanabria
Miami University | MU · Department of Architecture & Interior Design

PhD

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Introduction
Having abandoned research for many pragmatic reasons, my creative work is poetry and painting, often embedded in woodworking.

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Publications (16)
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Addressed primarily to art and architectural historians, Working with Limestone is a useful compendium of recent technical investigations of Romanesque and Gothic limestone sculpture and architecture. The editor credits William Clark for promoting this gathering of eleven conference presentations at various venues by fourteen experts in different d...
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Technology and Culture 47.3 (2006) 659-661 Important, erudite, dense, turgidly written, this complex assembly of several related tracts investigates how architecture has yielded a central autonomous role to technology and its instrumental values since the eighteenth century. The book joins a distinguished line of pessimistic assessments of technolo...
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1997 Review in Technology and Culture of Lynn T. Courtenay, editor, The Engineering of Medieval Cathedrals. Studies in the History of Civil Engineering, Vol. 1. Ashgate Variorum, Aldershot, 1997. Pp. xxxviii + 360; illustrations, bibliography, index. ISBN 0-86078-7508 This is the first volume of an extended collection of anthologies of classic pa...
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Technology and Culture 41.4 (2000) 832-833 The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories. By J. L. Heilbron. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999. Pp. ix+366; illustrations, figures, tables, appendixes, notes/references, bibliography, index. $35. Pilgrims, local devotees, and resident ecclesiastics were once the principal use...
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A presentation drawing of the interior of the church of San Juan de los Reyes in Toledo, intended for the Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella, reveals aspects of the design procedures followed by Late Gothic master masons. Its unusual optical structure is designed to permit accurate representation of a dense collection of details to be execute...
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Thesis (Ph.D.)--Princeton University, 1984. Bibliography: 3 vols.
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The existing fragments of an architectural booklet by the 16th-century Spanish architect Rodrigo Gil de Hontañón reveal an ingenious attempt to systematize the design process by creating a sequence of formulaic procedures to be followed in ecclesiastical projects. The formulae are addressed to two more or less separate issues. The first is to synth...
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Plan dimensions at St. Bénigne provide evidence for the theoretical thinking of masons. Comparison of present measurements with an 18th-century survey shows that 19th-century restorers generally respected original wall lines. The 11th-century foot is .330 ± .005 meters, and the .328 meter foot of the 13th-century choir seems to be a survival. Numer...
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Thesis (M.F.A.)--University of Colorado, 1975. Includes bibliographical references (leaves [166]-169). Typescript.