Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architect
Now it has been fully revised, and expanded, bringing it completely up-to-date. It also includes concise biographies of leading architects, from Brunelleschi and Imhotep to Le Corbusier and Richard Rogers. The text is complimented by over 250 beautiful and meticulous line drawings, labelled cross-sections and diagrams. Contains over 6,000 entries and over 250 illustrationsFully revised and updated: new edition includes landscape terms, biographies of important modern architects, and over 50 new illustrationsComprehensive coverage of architectural terms with clear definitions1st edition was critically acclaimed: this new edition expands the dictionary and brings it completely up-to-date, while maintaining the high standard of the previous editionCross-referenced for ease of useNew to this editionFully revised and updated including extensive bibliographic references, and terms covering landscape architectureExpanded by over 200 pagesOver 50 beautiful new line drawings, including labelled cross-sections and typical period featuresIncludes biographies of modern architectsContaining over 6,000 entries from Aalto to ziggurat, this is the most comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary of architecture available. Beautifully illustrated and written in a clear and concise style, it covers all periods of Western architectural history, from ancient times to the present day. New entries include definitions of landscape terms, and biographies of modern architects? These include precise drawings of typical building features, making it easy for readers to identify particular period styles.The first edition of the Dictionary of Architecture received excellent reviews. Each entry is followed by a mini-bibliography, with suggestions for further reading. It also contains over 50 new illustrations.This is an essential work of reference for anyone with an interest in architecture. With clear descriptions providing in-depth analysis, it is invaluable for students and professional architects, and provides a fascinating wealth of information for the general reader.
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