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Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

by James Stevens Curl

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198606789
Pages: 992
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 25 Mb
Date posting: 2021-04-16
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Containing over 6,000 entries from alto to ziggurat, this authoritative dictionary of architecture covers all periods of Western architectural history, from ancient times to the present day. Beautifully illustrated and written in a clear and concise style, it also includes brief biographies of leading architects, from Brunelleschi and Imhotep to Le Corbusier and Richard Rogers. The text is complimented by over 250 beautiful and meticulous line drawings, labeled cross-sections and diagrams. These include precise drawings of typical building features, making it easy for readers to identify particular period styles. The first edition of the Dictionary of ...