50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know

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50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know
Authors: Philip Wilkinson
Year: 2010
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Language: english
ISBN 13: 9781848660656
ISBN 2151848660650
Categorie: Architecture
Pages: 208
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50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know

Philip Wilkinson

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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.

Categories:
Arts – Architecture

Year:
2010

Publisher:
Quercus Publishing Plc

Language:
english

Pages:
208

ISBN 10:
1848660650

ISBN 13:
9781848660656

Series:
50 Ideas You Really Need to Know Series

File:
7.28 MB

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