2010. Hardcover. The perfect introduction to the key ideas of architecture. Series: 50 Ideas You Really Need to Know Series. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 182 x 21. Weight in Grams: 542. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Written by Philip Wilkinson, this is a perfect introduction to the key ideas of architecture. Topics covered include arts and crafts, secession, conservation, minimalism, postmodernism, restoration, and prefabrication.
About the Author: Philip Wilkinson's many books include the award-winning Amazing Buildings, the ground-breaking English Buildings Book, and several TV tie-ins for the BBC's major series, Restoration. He is also the author of Quercus' giant book Frank Lloyd Wright.
Title: 50 Architecture Ideas: You Really Need to ...
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
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Book Description Quercus Publishing, United Kingdom, 2010. Hardback. Condition: New. UK ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. From the Pyramids of Giza to the Guggenheim, this lively guide explains the key concepts and inventions in architecture clearly and concisely. Exploring the myriad ways in which the built environment is shaped and created, readers will gain a new and informed appreciation for architecture, from the classical orders of Vitruvius - Doric, Ionic and Corinthian - to the to the most recent contemporary trends. Philip Wilkinson offers expert introductions to the most important architectural movements and styles throughout history, as well as describing some of the greatest architects most important and representative works. So, if you ve ever wondered when a building is just a building or art, or want to know more about Gothic vaults, trusses and arches, this is the perfect introduction. Contents: The Orders, Prefabrication, Machine aesthetics, Roman engineering, Beaux Arts, Dymaxion, Romanesque, Arts and Crafts, Alternative architecture, Gothic, Conservation, Functionalism, Renaissance, Skyscraper, Plug-in city, Baroque, City Beautiful, Minimalism, Rococo, Art Nouveau, Brutalism, Palladianism, Secession, Townscape, Neo-Classicism, Art Deco, Postmodernism, Character, Garden city, Contextual design, Taste, Futurism, Hi Tech, The Picturesque, Constructivism, Deconstructivism, The Sublime, Bauhaus, Historicism, Landscape garden, De Stijl, Community architecture, Revivalism, International Style, Green architecture, Restoration, Expressionism, Urbanism, Industrial, Organic architecture, Eclecticism. Seller Inventory # AA69781848660656
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Book Description Quercus Publishing 2010-05-27, London, 2010. hardback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9781848660656
Book Description Quercus Publishing Plc 2010-05-27, 2010. Hardback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # NU-GRD-00486239