Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture - John Fleming (Paperback)

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Need a handbook to your architect's business or studies? Struggling with your DIY project? Interested in the art of architecture? This work covers the aspects of architecture and landscape architecture. Ranging from ancient times, it adopts an international perspective focussing on countries and cultures such as Coptic, Tibet and De Stijl.

Product Details

Barcode
9780140513233
Department
Books
Released
1 Mar 2000
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
John Fleming
Hugh Honour
Nikolaus Pevsner
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Group USA
Edition
Subsequent
Series
Penguin Reference Books
Language
English
Number of Pages
643
Dimensions
191 x 121 x 25mm (386g)

Summary

  • This is a major revision and expansion of what has long been recognized as a basic reference in its field. Besides updating the existing text, the authors have broadened the book by including many new entries on landscape architecture as well as by significantly increasing their treatment of American architects and architecture. This is a highly readable work, worldwide in scope, covering architecture from ancient times to the present. Major entries on key individuals, styles, movements, materials, and terms range up to several pages in length and include cross references and bibliographies for further reading. This is an essential addition to the reference shelf of every architectural student and buff.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Architecture
BISAC Subject 1
Architecture / Reference
BISAC Subject 2
Architecture / Landscape
BIC Classification 1
Reference works
BIC Classification 2
Architecture
Library Subject 1
Architecture; Dictionaries.
Library Subject 2
Landscape architecture; Dictionaries.
Library Subject 3
Landscape architecture
Academic Subject 1
Architecture (General)
Academic Subject 2
Landscape Architecture And Design
Dewey Classification
720/.3

Author Bio

Nikolaus Pevsner is best known as the author of many of the Buildings of England series and the editor of the Pelican History of Art and Architecture series. He died in 1983. Hugh Honour and John Fleming have collaborated on many books, includingthe Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts and A World History of Art. They live in Italy.