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Venetian Vernacular Architecture Traditional Housing in the Venetian Lagoon

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ISBN-10: 0521154901

ISBN-13: 9780521154901

Edition: 2010

Authors: Richard J. Goy

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Book details

List price: $67.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/14/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

List of illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgements
Glossary of terms
Building in the Venetian Lagoon:
General introduction
The lagunar environment
An historical introduction
Building materials and their sources
Methods of construction and vernacular details
The guild system and the building crafts
The economics of building in the lagoon
Housing Typology:
The city Palazzo-F�ntego: its structure and appearance
Derivations from the Palazzo-F�ntego in the city
Housing typology in the lagoon villages: an introduction
The Architecture of the Lagoon: an Illustrated Survey:
Murano
Burano: a village of fishermen's cottages
Pellestrina
The rural and semi-rural environment: Mazzorbo, Torcello and Malamocco
Conclusions
Postscript
Appendices
Select bibliography
Index