50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know by Philip Wilkinson PDF

By Philip Wilkinson

ISBN-10: 1435147448

ISBN-13: 9781435147447

What's the distinction among a Doric and an Ionic column? How does a flying buttress paintings? What are the guiding ideas of recent structure? How does recovery range from conservation?
If you've ever desired to comprehend the solutions to those questions-or questioned whilst a construction is simply a construction and whilst it truly is art-then 50 structure rules you actually need to grasp will give you the best creation to the area of structure. Exploring the myriad ways that the outfitted surroundings has been formed and created all through background, Philip Wilkinson explains the most important recommendations and concepts in structure truly and concisely. incorporated all through his authoritative and interesting narrative are professional introductions to the main major architectural routine all through historical past and to an important and consultant works of the best architects. Spanning architecture's earliest roots in old Greece, the innovative advancements of the past due nineteenth century, and the sculptural sorts of the expressionists, via to the pared-down, concrete-and-glass structures of the overseas type, and-more recently-the irony and allusion visible in postmodernism, and the very most recent instructions of today's eco-friendly structure, this crucial advisor bargains a brand new and knowledgeable knowing of structure and an appreciation of its profound influence at the international within which we are living.

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