Towers and Domes (Advances in Architecture Vol 4)

 
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This book covers the development of domes and towers by analyzing many of the world's most important historical buildings from a structural point of view and relating that to the stylistic concepts that made them possible. Few books have been written about the philosophy of structures and only a few of them relate to the greatest buildings of the past.
Introduction
The Architecture for Survival
The Great Architecture of Nature
Piled Stones
Arguments of Authority
Inventing Architecture Again
Petrified Woods
Against Vegetal Architecture
Dreams of Reason
Domesticated Nature
Selected Bibliography
Glossary

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