Form and Design in Classic Architecture
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Description: Informative, readable text and 100 handsome illustrations of magnificent buildings make this book appealing not only to architects and architectural historians, but also to anyone with even a casual interest in architecture and design. It explains in simple, direct terms the ways in which the relationship of exterior and interior elements creates a sense of unity and completeness. Dozens of edifices by Inigo Jones, the Adam Brothers, Sir Christopher Wren, and other renowned architects appear here, in images accompanied by detailed analyses. The author discusses buildings in a variety of shapes, with separate treatments of vestibules, corridors, domed and vaulted ceilings, pavilions, and other features. Foreword by A. E. Richardson.
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Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/18/2004
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
|Circular Plans (Plates III-X)|
|Circular and Rectangular Forms United (Plates XI-XIV)|
|Square Plans (Plates XV-XVIII)|
|The Roman "D" or Tribune Plan, Semi-Circular and Elliptical Plan (Plates XIX-XXII)|
|Octagonal Plans (Plates XXIII-XXVI)|
|Rectangular Plans Disposed for Internal Effect (Plates XXVII-XLV)|
|Internal Corridors (Plates XLVI and XLVII)|
|Vestibules, Vaulted Loggias and Covered Approaches (Plates XLVIII-LIII)|
|Internal Staircases (Plates LIV-LXV)|
|Pavilions, Loggias and Open Halls (Plates LXVI-LXVIII)|
|Facades Not More Than Two Principal Storeys in Height (Plates LXIX-LXXXV)|
|Porticoes as Frontispieces and Approaches (Plates LXXXVI-LXXXIX)|
|External Steps and Staircases (Plates XC and XCI)|
|Triumphal Arches, Gateways and Porches (Plates XCII-XCIV)|
|Screens and Colonnades (Plates XCV-XCVIII)|
|Grottoes (Plates XCIX and C)|