Provides an overview of Neoclassicism, focusing on its major artists, architects, stylistic subcategories, ideas, and historical framework of the 18th century style found mainly in Europe and the United States.
The first of the three volumes focuses on the theories, principles and philosophy that underpin traditional architecture. Volumes 2 and 3 consider these principles within specific cultural and societal contexts.
This comprehensive work illustrates the variety and ingenuity of the worlde(tm)s vernacular building traditions from a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural and comparative approach, using over sixty world and regional maps.
Comprehensive encyclopaedia of architectural technology encompassing aspects of modern construction, structures, environmental design and servicing, supplemented with diagrams and illustrations where necessary.