C R I T I C V S

the non-profit cultural rating agency, since 2012

 

AN INQUIRY IN THE OBSCURE WORLD OF MAN

 

by Michele Leonardi © 

 

 

 

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CRITICVS  LIBRORVM  I

CLASSICAL  ARCHITECTURE

 

CRITICVS  II

MODERN  ARCHITECTURE

 

CRITICVS  III

ORGANIC  AND  VISIONARY  ARCHITECTURE

 

CRITICVS  IV

TECHNICAL  ARCHITECTURE

 

CRITICVS  V

AUXLIARY  DISCIPLINES  OF  ARCHITECTURE

 

CRITICVS  VI

LITERATURE

 

CRITICVS  VII

CLASSICAL  AND  TRADITIONAL  ART

 

CRITICVS  VIII

MODERN  ART

 

CRITICVS  MUSICARVM  

NOT  ONLY  CLASSICAL  MUSIC

 

CRITICVS  IX 

PHILOSOPHY  -  PSYCHOLOGY  -  PEDAGOGY

 

CRITICVS  X  

RELIGIONS  AND  THEOLOGY

 

CRITICVS  XI

SCIENCES  -  SCIENCES  AND  HERETICAL  SCIENCES

OLD  AND  RARE  SCIENTIFIC  BOOKS

 

CRITICVS  XII

HISTORY  -  ARCHAEOLOGY  -  GEOGRAPHY

 

CRITICVS  XIII

PSYCHOBIOPHYSICS  -  CARTESIANISM

 

CRITICVS  XIV

ECONOMICS

 

CRITICVS  XV

ECOLOGY

 

CRITICVS  XVI

POLITICS  -  SOCIOLOGY

 

CRITICVS  XVII

MYSTERY  -  THRILLERS  -  SCIENCE FICTION

 

CRITICVS  XVIII

ALCHEMY

 

CRITICVS  FABVLARVM

FILMS  AND  DOCUMENTARIES

 

CRITICVS  XIX

COMICS  AND  MAGAZINES

 

 

 

 

 

 

"The second project for the King's Library" by Etienne-Louis Boullé, 1785.

Source: gallica.bnf.fr - Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

 

 

 

 

 
 

The animal pictures are taken from the following old and rare books by courtesy of the Swiss libraries, e-rara:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859): "Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du Nouveau Continent, fait en 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804", "Recueil d'observations de zoologie et d'anatomie comparée, faites dans l'océan Atlantique, dans l'interieur du Nouveau Continent et dans la mer du Sud pendant les années 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802 et 1803", Paris, 1811-1833, Zentralbibliothek Zürich; Shelf Mark: NF 31 | F; Persistent Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3931/e-rara-24317 .

 

 

  • Heinrich Rudolf Schinz (1777-1861): "Beschreibung und Abbildung der künstlichen Nester und Eier der Vögel, welche in der Schweiz, in Deutschland und den angränzenden", Ländern brüten, Zürich, 1819, Zentralbibliothek Zürich; Shelf Mark: NNN 255 | G; Persistent Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3931/e-rara-25722 .

 

  • Heinrich Rudolf Schinz (1777-1861): "Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Säugethiere", Zürich, 1824, Zentralbibliothek Zürich; Shelf Mark: NS 13 l F; Persistent Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3931/e-rara-28066 .

 

  • Heinrich Rudolf Schinz (1777-1861): "Naturgeschichte der Vögel", Zürich, 1853, ETH-Bibliothek Zürich; Shelf Mark: Rar 3609; Persistent Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3931/e-rara-18403 .

 

 

 

 

  • Max Saalmüller (1832-1890): "Lepidopteren von Madagascar neue und wenig bekannte Arten, zumeist aus der Sammlung der Senckenberg'schen naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Frankfurt am Main : unter Berücksichtigung der gesammten Lepidopteren-Fauna Madagascars Rhopalocera, Heterocera: Sphinges et Bombyces", Frankfurt am Main, 1884, ETH-Bibliothek Zürich; Shelf Mark: Rar 14774: [1]; Persistent Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3931/e-rara-74837 .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Even the longest journey begins with a first step! Systemic Habitats is online since the 18th of May 2012. This website was created to publish online my ebook "Towards another habitat" on the contemporary architecture and urbanism. Later many other contents were added. For their direct or indirect contribution to its realisation, we would like to thank: Roberto Vacca, Marco Pizzuti, Fiorenzo and Raffaella Zampieri, Antonella Todeschini, All the Amici di Marco Todeschini, Ecaterina Bagrin, Stefania Ciocchetti, Marcello Leonardi, Joseph Davidovits, Frédéric Davidovits, Rossella Sinisi, Pasquale Cascella, Carlo Cesana, Filippo Schiavetti Arcangeli, Laura Pane, Antonio Montemiglio, Patrizia Piras, Bruno Nicola Rapisarda, Ruberto Ruberti, Marco Cicconcelli, Ezio Prato, Sveva Labriola, Rosario Francalanza, Giacinto Sabellotti, All the Amici di Gigi, Ruth and Ricky Meghiddo, Natalie Edwards, Rafael Schmitd, Nicola Romano, Sergio Bianchi, Cesare Rocchi, Henri Bertand, Philippe Salgarolo, Paolo Piva, Norbert Trenkle, Gaetano Giuseppe Magro, Carlo Blangiforti, Mario Ludovico, Riccardo Viola, Giulio Peruzzi, Ahmed Elgazzar, and last but not least the kind Staff of 1&1. M.L.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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M.L.