Architecture: An Interactive Introduction

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The CD-ROM with the most comprehensive, highly visual introduction to the most public of all arts. Perfect as an introductory survey for students and the general public or a visual reference for professionals, this elaborately designed multimedia tool offers the most exciting and thorough introduction to the basic concepts and history of architecture. Architecture: An Interactive Introduction features 1,000 full-color slide images, 150 drawings, 75 computer models, 200 Quicktime film animation sequences, maps, narration, and a timeline in a bundled book and linked in an interactive CD-ROM. Together, they uniquely present history, structures, materials, engineering, technology and design of architecture, and related fields. Supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, this work from the teachings of two architects stands alone as an engaging educational resource of quality and scope.

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Explore the history and the art of architecture as never before. Architecture: An Interactive Introduction entices you into an exciting exploration of one of the world's great arts. This unique, interactive showcase-and-tool tempts you to touch the brilliant facets of architecture, from its dawning in ancient history through current marvels of technology. Possible only with multimedia, this interactive instrument lets you examine architecture from all perspectives: visual, conceptual, and spatial opportunities. Rotate the drawing of a structure in space ... scrutinize hundreds of color photographs at your leisure ... witness a building taking form ... and take a virtual tour of many of the worldÕs most interesting buildings.
Spanning centuries of art, science, and practice, this valuable CD-ROM brings architecture and related design fields alive with an inspired combination of narration, animated clips, interactive analytical drawings, sound, color images, and text. Through Architecture: An Interactive Introduction, the process of design comes alive with dramatic immediacy. A perfect classroom reference and teaching tool, this CD-ROM will serve students and enthusiasts alike as a vivid introduction to all aspects of architecture.

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