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Cambridge Architecture A Concise Guide

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ISBN-10: 0521458552

ISBN-13: 9780521458559

Edition: 1994

Authors: Nicholas Ray

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Cambridge Architecture offers a brief, illustrated introduction to the architecture of Cambridge, using selected examples of buildings from the Middle Ages to the present day as the basis for an investigation into architecture itself. The author describes the way in which buildings are composed, and how they may in turn be read, and introduces a number of levels of interpretation to those who may be unfamiliar with looking at buildings. Issues of iconography, questions of ethics, and the ways in which architecture may mirror society or indicate significant changes of taste are all touched upon. The examples chosen are treated chronologically, but with frequent cross-referencing. Each…    
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List price: $56.99
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 156
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.72" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Cambridge before the university (up to 1280)
The pattern of the colleges (1280-1515)
The English Renaissance in Cambridge (1515-1663)
Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century classicism (1663-1800)
Nineteenth-century revivalism 1800-1875
Late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century eclecticism (1875-1939)
Post-war buildings (1939-1970)
Buildings since 1970