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Price: $18.00

SKU: PB-DIARFL

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN:
978-0-140-51323-3
Author:
John Fleming
Published:
1966
Size:
5x7.75
Pages:
643

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Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

This classic work, now in its fifth edition, covers every aspect of architecture and landscape architecture. Ranging from ancient times to contemporary trends, it also adopts a truly international perspective, with entries on countries as diverse as Russia, Brazil, and Tibet.

  • Provides biographies of architects and landscape architects, ancient and modern
  • Surveys architecture and landscape architecture by country
  • Discusses the history of urban design, including parks and motorways
  • Defines styles and movements, building types and materials
  • Covers structural and technical innovations and new terminology
  • Includes clear and detailed drawings

'Immensely useful, succinct and judicious... rich in accurate fact and accumulated wisdom' -The Times Literary Supplement

'A magnificent panorama of world architecture, scholarly conciseness at its best' -Arts Review


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