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100 ideas that changed architecture

By: Warner Marien, Mary

Part of the 100 Ideas series
1786275678 / 9781786275677
Paperback
720.9
03/02/2020
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England
27 cm 216 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
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Reprint. Originally published: 2011.

100 Ideas that Changed Architecture chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture.

Entertainingly written by an expert on architecture, it provides a concise history of the subject, and offers a fascinating resource to dip into for the general reader. Starting with the basic building 'components' of door, window, column and beam and the Classical orders, this inspiring book goes on to explore historical architectural movements such as the Picturesque and Beaux-Arts, innovative materials such as steel and reinforced concrete, technical innovations, such as the lift and electric lighting, through to modern movements such as Universal Design and Deconstruction. Arranged in a broadly chronological order, these architectural ideas are presented through informative text and arresting visuals, exploring when each idea first evolved and the subsequent impact it has had up to the present day.

BIC:

AMG Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc, AMX History of architecture

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