Excellent reference guide another fine volume in the Penguin Dictionary series One can justdive in and fine excellent definitions and examples as well as fine small biographies and accounts of periods, technologies, and the influence of particular architects and schools A fine little worktable reference as well as a mini encyclopaedia worth having. This Is A Major Revision And Expansion Of What Has Long Been Recognized As A Basic Reference In Its Field Besides Updating The Existing Text, The Authors Have Broadened The Book By Including Many New Entries On Landscape Architecture As Well As By Significantly Increasing Their Treatment Of American Architects And Architecture This Is A Highly Readable Work, Worldwide In Scope, Covering Architecture From Ancient Times To The Present Major Entries On Key Individuals, Styles, Movements, Materials, And Terms Range Up To Several Pages In Length And Include Cross References And Bibliographies For Further Reading This Is An Essential Addition To The Reference Shelf Of Every Architectural Student And Buff Great reference book. Had to read this for my History of Architecture I class.
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- 656 pages
- The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture: Fifth Edition (Dictionary, Penguin)
- John Fleming
- 22 December 2019 John Fleming