An extraordinary and vast compendium of clear, concise illustrated definitions of over 5000 architectural terms covering 5000 years of architectural history. 2000 line drawings richly illustrate significant aspects of style; cutaway views, close-ups of intricate details and precisely rendered plans. This gives an immediate visual reference for the term.
Subject areas include:- Ancient, Greek and Hellenistic, Roman, Early Christian, Renaissance, Japanese, Islamic, Mesoamerican, Romanesque, Gothic, Chinese, Indian, Modern. Examples include: Roman baths, Etruscan temples, the flying buttress, fonts, fortresses, half timbered buildings, the Ishtar gate, the orders of architecture, the Louis XV style and hundreds more aspects of the subject. Illustrations:
2000 line drawingsAuthor:
Cyril M. HarrisSize:
190 x 238 mmFormat:
Permission FreeISBN 13: