Architecture 101: From Frank Gehry to Split Ogees, an Essential Guide to Building Styles and Materials

A crash course in designing and constructing buildingsToo often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep.

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A crash course in designing and constructing buildingsToo often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep. Architecture 101 cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you explore the world’s greatest structures.Featuring only the most important facts, building styles, and architects, you’ll enjoy uncovering the remarkable world of architecture with this book. Inside, you’ll also find fascinating elements like:Illustrations of popular building styles, such as Georgian and Greek RevivalDrawings of the essential parts of different buildingsUnique profiles of the most inspirational figures in architectureFrom Norman Foster and Frank Lloyd Wright to the Beauvais Cathedral and the Empire State Building, Architecture 101 is packed with hundreds of entertaining architecture tidbits that you can’t get anywhere else!

Year: 2014
Language: english
Pages: 256
ISBN 10: 1-4405-9008-7
ISBN 13: 978-1-4405-9008-5
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