Architectural Details: A Visual Guide to 5000 Years of Building Styles (Paperback)
  • Architectural Details: A Visual Guide to 5000 Years of Building Styles (Paperback)
zoom

Architectural Details: A Visual Guide to 5000 Years of Building Styles (Paperback)

(author)
£19.99
Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 22/09/2014
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Do you know a Doric column when you see one? Of course. But what about an entablature, a hypostyle, a pylon, or a pagoda? Architectural Details uses beautifully engraved plates from the great works of architectural history to illustrate a show-and-tell journey round the architecture of civilizations east and west, from Ancient Egypt to the Industrial Revolution. Most of the drawings and engravings have been taken from early sources, unparalleled for their elegance and delicacy of line, as well as for the amount of fine detail they offer. Extended captions and annotation supply you with a complete naming of parts which, as well as identifying and defining the correct terminology, will help you to understand how architects have planned and made the buildings of the past, from Amenhotep to Palladio, and Vitruvius to Wren.

Publisher: The Ivy Press
ISBN: 9781782401698
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 1090 g
Dimensions: 235 x 196 mm

You may also be interested in...

30-Second Fashion
Added to basket
Mindful Crafting
Added to basket
£10.99
Hardback
The Philosophers' Library
Added to basket
How to Read Skyscrapers
Added to basket
Be An Artist Every Day
Added to basket
I Can't Draw!
Added to basket
£12.99
Hardback
Look At This If You Love Great Art
Added to basket
Conscious Creativity
Added to basket
Camouflage
Added to basket
£25.00
Hardback
Hi Cacti
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
Paper London
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
30-Second Great Art
Added to basket
Conscious Creativity: The Workbook
Added to basket
How it All Works
Added to basket
£18.99
Hardback
My Year in Small Drawings
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.