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MONSTERS OF ARCHITECTURE MONSTERS OF ARCHITECTURE Anthropomorphism in Architectural Theory Marco Frascari Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS, INC. Published in the United States of America by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 8705 Bollman Place, Savage, Maryland 20763 Copyright © 1991 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior permission of the publisher. British Cataloging in Publication Information Available Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Frascari, Marco. Monsters of architecture : anthropomorphism in architectural theory / Marco Frascari, pcm Includes bibliographical references. 1. Architecuure—Philosophy. 2. Signs and symbols in architect I. Tile, NA2500.F73 1990 720’ 1—ae20 90- cP ISBN 0-8476-7648-X = of & 2 1 Printed in the United States of America qm The paper used in this publication meets the minimum requirements of American National Standard for Information Sciences—Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials, ANSI 239.48-1984,