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Colin Rowe

Colin Rowe is a British-born but Americanised architectural historian, critic, theoretician and teacher. He is widely acknowledged as a major intellectual influence on world architecture and urbanism in the second half of the 20th century and beyond, particularly in the fields of city planning, regeneration and urban design

He was a frequent contributor to The Architectural Review, making his debut with The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa in 1947, which famously compared the work of Palladio to Le Corbusier.

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