Vitruvius Britannicus

Author: Colen Campbell
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048613945X
Size: 73.90 MB
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This groundbreaking work established Neo-Palladianism as the national style, overthrowing Baroque trends and anointing Inigo Jones as the British Vitruvius. Its 300 illustrations include facades, grounds, exteriors, and perspective views.

Vitruvius Britannicus

Author: J. Badeslade
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486141268
Size: 52.78 MB
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This magnificent volume comprises three folios, originally published between 1739 and 1771. More than 100 plates depict facades, ground plans, exterior elevations, and perspective views of grand Neo-Palladian buildings.

Gibbs Book Of Architecture

Author: James Gibbs
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486142345
Size: 59.74 MB
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Gibbs's legendary 1728 folio includes perspectives and blueprints for such magnificent commissions as London's St. Martin in the Fields; the Senate House of the University of Cambridge; plus fine drawings of marble cisterns, iron gates, funeral monuments, and more.

Paris Mansions And Apartments 1893

Author: Pierre Gelis-Didot
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486154319
Size: 51.14 MB
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Selected from a very rare portfolio, this collection of exquisitely detailed drawings features 100 plates depicting 50 buildings. Full-page engravings of facades appear alongside floor plans and images of architectural details.

The British Country House In The Eighteenth Century

Author: Christopher Christie
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719047251
Size: 21.36 MB
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This work explores the British country house between 1700-1830 and looks at the lives of the noblemen and the servants who inhabited them. Reference is made to the whole of the British Isles and there is a discussion of their political significance.

The Five Books Of Architecture

Author: Sebastiano Serlio
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780486243498
Size: 12.94 MB
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Five rare volumes comprise influential link between classical architectural theory and Renaissance architecture — reproduced in one inexpensive volume. Serlio establishes the importance of geometry and perspective and provides practical information on terrain, materials, antique and Renaissance structures — St. Peter's in Rome, Colosseum, Pantheon — and theaters. Over 300 illustrations.

Georgian Architectural Designs And Details

Author: Abraham Swan
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486140032
Size: 73.29 MB
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Outstanding designs for homes in Georgian England and colonial America, with floor plans and detailed elevations revealing such aesthetic touches as double staircases, elegant entryways, and spacious galleries. 125 illustrations.

The Works In Architecture Of Robert And James Adam

Author: Robert Adam
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486156974
Size: 44.54 MB
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One of the most celebrated books in architectural history, this volume consists of 106 illustrated plates that influenced generations of British and American architectural and furniture designs.

Classical Architecture

Author: Alexander Tzonis
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262700313
Size: 11.42 MB
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This fascinating introduction to classical art and architecture is the first book to investigate the way classical buildings are put together as formal structures. It researches the generative rules, the poetics of composition that classical architecture shares with classical music, poetry, and drama, and is enriched by a variety of examples and an extensive analysis of compositional rules. The 205 line drawings make up a discourse of their own, a pictorial text that serves as an introductory theory of composition or basic design aid. Drawing from Vitruvius, the poetics of Aristotle, the theories of classical architecture, music, and poetry since the Renaissance, and the poetics of the Russian formalists, the authors present classical architecture as a coherent system of architectural thinking that is capable of producing a tragic humanistic discourse, a public art with critical, moral, and philosophical meaning. Alexander Tzonis is Crown Professor of Architectural Theory and Methodology at the Technische Hogeschool, Delft. Liane Lefaivre teaches at the Akademie voor Beeldende Kunsten in Arnhem.