Debrah K. Dietsch Architecture For Dummies

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When is a building just a building and when is it art? Thisaccessible guide cuts through the jargon and clearly explains theessentials of architecture, demystifying the incredible ways inwhich structures and spaces come alive. You'll gain a realappreciation for architecture and the confidence to talk aboutit—even to an architect.

  • Just the essential information for readers on the go who wantto understand architecture.
  • Covers the highlights of architectural history, from the GreatPyramids to Frank Gehry's Guggenheim museum in Bilbao.
  • Explains how to look at a building and appreciate it. Explainswhen a building's a building and when it's art.
  • Part of Tens includes Ten Great Architectural Masterpieces, TenBiggest Architectural and Engineering Failures, Ten of the MostInteresting Architects Working Today, and more.

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When is a building just a building and when is it art? This accessible guide cuts through the jargon and clearly explains the essentials of architecture, demystifying the incredible ways in which structures and spaces come alive. You'll gain a real appreciation for architecture and the confidence to talk about it — even to an architect.

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"Deborah Dietsch is an insightful critic and author. In this book, she has a rare ability to address a professional audience, while providing accessibility to a lay reader."
— FIAI, Antoine Predock Architecture

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Deborah K. Dietsch is an architecture and design critic who writes for major newspapers and magazines. She is the former editor-in-chief of Architecture Magazine and former executive editor of Architecture Record.

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