1000 Years of World Architecture: An Illustrated Guide
This book is a visual journey through 1000 years of architecture. Charts the progression of Western architecture over the last millennium, from the Romanesque to the latest modern trends. 148 special features dedicated to the greatest architects, styles, movements and themes, each with a concise introductory text and illustrations of the most important work. Thirty-six analyses of masterpieces shed light on particularly significant individual buildings, brought to life through exterior and interior photographs, details, plans and diagrams. Includes biographies of 180 architects.
83 pages matching construction in this book
Results 1-3 of 83
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
18th century Abbey apse arcades arches archi architect architecture arrangement art nouveau articulation artistic baroque baroque architecture barrel vaults basilica Bauhaus became began begun Bernini Borromini Bramante building built buttresses cathedral central centre chapels choir church Cistercian classical classical architecture columns complex composed concept construction courtyard created creation culture decoration designed dome dynamic elements English Europe expression exterior facade Florence forms French functional gallery garden geometric glass Gothic Gothic architecture House ideas important interior internal Italian Italy language late layout located longitudinal mannerist Maria medieval Michelangelo Milan modern monumental motifs museum nave original palace Palazzo Paris Pavilion period Peter Parler portico projects Renaissance Renzo Piano result reworking ribs rococo Roman Romanesque Romanesque architecture Rome roof scenographic sculpture shape space spatial square St Peter's structure studies style symbolic tecture tion towers tradition transept ture typology urban vault vertical Vienna Villa walls westwork