The diamond vaults of Central Europe are among the most original yet little-known creations of medieval architecture: ceilings so complex that, as their name suggests, they recall the facets of a cut gemstone. First appearing in 1471 at the palace of Albrechtsburg in meissen, Germany, they were employed for almost a century in locations as far part as Gdansk on the Baltic to Bechyne in southern Bohemia (today's Czech Republic).
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Zoe Opacic is lecturer in History and Theory of Architecture at Birkbeck, University of London, and has also taught at Morley College and the Courtauld Institute of Art.
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Book Description Architectural Association Publications, 2005. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Some light wear to covers and spine, mainly edges and corners, Internally in good condition, pages crisp and clear. Bookseller Inventory # 004612
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