Trattato di Teofilo Gallaccini sopra gli errori degli architetti was written in the 16th century by Teofilo Gallacini, an Italian architect how lived in Venice and as it says in the tile is a treatise about common errors of architects, so its target audience is comprised of architects and it aims to change things the author thought were wrong in common practice architecture at the time. In the table of contend the general information of the book is outlined an sorted in sub categories, firstly the compartment of the Mistakes made by Architects for example:
- Of the Mistakes, which are committed in the course of building.
- Of the Mistakes, which follow in the Selection of Sites .
- Of the Mistakes, which occur in the bad choice of Materials.
- Of the Mistakes that occur in the bad election of the Makers.
- Of the Errors of the Bad Election of the Time.
- Of the Errors, which occur in the bad arrangement of the design , in the bad order, and in the bad comparison.
- Of the Measures used by the Roman Authors against Mistakes in Factories.
Secondly of the Mistakes, which are necessary in manufacturing and Thirdly of the Mistakes, which are discovered since a building was made.
The book illustrates its points well by adding drawings to its descriptions and therefore making them easier to understand. It was written to help inform what are the most common mistakes in architecture and tried to increase the sensitivity of the architecture world for the most common ones, and therefore the author tries to help his peers in minimizing common mistakes and make the world a better place at least architecturally
written by Raphael Uhl