This book, published for the first time in a paperback edition, surveys the versatile experience of Leonardo, paying particular attention to his studies on architectural composition and town planning. Leonardo's researches on architecture.
The works of a master: painter, sculptor, engineer, musician, mathematician and inventor.
The greatest artist and intellectual of Renaissance, whose multiform genius embraced various fields of human activity, including architecture.
City planning, his research on central plan, on military and hydraulic machines show his interest and his natural attraction towards complex disciplines.
The book presents a wide range of graphic notes, sketches and drawings with a strong communicative impact, showing his great experimentations and planning.
Through the words of an historian, Carlo Pedretti, the fascinating and topical chronicle of one of most emblematic figures of art history.