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100 ideas that changed architecture

Author: Richard Weston
Publisher: London : Laurence King, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Arranged in a broadly chronological order, the ideas are presented through fascinating text and arresting  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Weston
ISBN: 9781856697323 1856697320
OCLC Number: 780785055
Description: 216 p. : il. (principalmente col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: 1. Fireplace 2. Floor 3. Wall 4. Column and beam 5. Door 6. Window 7. Brick 8. Staircase 9. Classical Orders 10. Arch 11. Vault 12. Dome 13. Arcade 14. Courtyard 15. Atrium 16. Platform 17. Basilica 18. Humanism 19. Proportion 20. Form 21. Ornament 22. Ideal 23. Module 24. Grid 25. Symmetry 26. Commodity, firmness and delight 27. Particularity 28. Architect 29. Orthographic projection 30. Perspective projection 31. Composition 32. Utopia 33. Style 34. Palladianism 35. Corridor 36. Primitive hut 37. Genius loci 38. Scenography 39. Picturesque 40. Gothic revival 41. Beaux-Arts 42. Iron 43. Steel 44. Glass 45. Roof lighting 46. Structural frame 47. Central heating 48. Electric lighting 49. Lift 50. Reinforced concrete 51. Art of building 52. Tectonic form 53. Polychromy 54. Conservation 55. Empathy 56. Air conditioning 57. Form follows function 58. Zeitgeist 59. Space 60. Modernity 61. In the nature of materials 62. Cladding 63. Organic architecture 64. Ornament is crime 65. Free plan 66. Architectural promenade 67. Five points of a new architecture 68. Abstraction 69. Transparency 70. Axonometric projection 71. Collage 72. Layering 73. International style 74. Less is more 75. Regionalism 76. Flexibility 77. Beton brut 78. Morphology 79. Additive composition 80. Servant and served spaces 81. Postmodernism 82. Complexity and contradiction 83. Shed 84. Type 85. Context 86. Place 87. Phenomenology 88. Skin 89. Computer-aided design 90. Rainscreen cladding 91. Community architecture 92. Universal design 93. Design and build 94. Passive design 95. Sustainability 96. Deconstruction 97. Bigness 98. Fold 99. Parametric design 100. Everyday
Other Titles: One hundred ideas that changed architecture.
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