- By Cyril M. Harris

American Architecture: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

  • Title: American Architecture: An Illustrated Encyclopedia
  • Author: Cyril M. Harris
  • ISBN: 9780393731033
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Paperback
  • American Architecture An Illustrated Encyclopedia The rich diversity of this country s architecture is reflected in the nearly styles types and modes of American architecture that are identified in these pages than can be found in any other boo

    The rich diversity of this country s architecture is reflected in the nearly 200 styles, types, and modes of American architecture that are identified in these pages than can be found in any other book Over 2,500 definitions and nearly 1,000 illustrations describe construction materials and techniques, landscape elements, decorative terms, and practical devices, fromThe rich diversity of this country s architecture is reflected in the nearly 200 styles, types, and modes of American architecture that are identified in these pages than can be found in any other book Over 2,500 definitions and nearly 1,000 illustrations describe construction materials and techniques, landscape elements, decorative terms, and practical devices, from precolonial times to the present, and from indigenous dwellings to deconstructivist structures Wide ranging and completely accessible, this book is enriched with intriguing historical and biographical treasures Students of architecture, architectural historians, preservationists, curators, and general readers, whether architecture buffs or simply curious about the world around them, will find it pleasurable, informative, and sometimes surprising.

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    1. Incredibly detailed and helpful A-Z book on architecture. Has pictures, refers to design periods in history and references unknown words in bold so as to look them up in other parts of book in alphabetical order.

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