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100 ideas that changed architecture

Author: Richard Weston
Publisher: London : Laurence King, 2012, ©2011.
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This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a concise history of the subject, and is also a fascinating resource to dip into. Arranged in a broadly chronological order to show the development of architecture, the ideas that comprise the book include innovative and influential concepts, technologies, techniques and movements. Each  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Weston
ISBN: 9781856697323 1856697320
OCLC Number: 813317717
Notes: Reprinted 2012
Description: 216 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Fireplace --
Floor --
Wall --
Column and beam --
Door --
Window --
Brick --
Staircase --
Classical orders --
Arch --
Vault --
Dome --
Arcade --
Courtyard --
Atrium --
Platform --
Basilica ---
Humanism --
Proportion --
Form --
Ornament --
Ideal --
Module --
Grid --
Symmetry --
Commodity, firmness, and delight --
Particularity --
Architect --
Orthographic projection --
Perspective projection --
Composition --
Utopia --
Style --
Palladianism --
Corridor --
Primitive hut --
Genius loci --
Scenography --
Picturesque --
Gothic revival --
Beaux-arts --
Iron --
Steel --
Glass --
Roof lighting --
Structural frame --
Central heating --
Electric lighting --
The elevator --
Reinforced concrete --
Art of building --
Tectonic form --
Polychromy --
Conservation --
Empathy --
Air conditioning --
Form follows function --
Zeitgeist --
Space --
Modernity --
In the nature of materials --
Cladding --
Organic architecture --
Ornament is crime --
Free plan --
Architectural promenade --
Five points of a new architecture --
Abstraction --
Transparency --
Axonometric projection --
Collage --
Layering --
International style --
Less is more --
Regionalism --
Flexibility --
Beton brut --
Morphology --
Additive composition --
Servant and served spaces --
Postmodernism --
Complexity and contradiction --
Shed --
Type --
Context --
Place --
Phenomenology --
Skin --
Computer-aided design --
Rainscreen cladding --
Community architecture --
Universal design --
Design and build --
Passive design --
Sustainability --
Deconstruction --
Bigness --
Fold --
Parametric design --
Everyday.
Other Titles: One hundred ideas that changed architecture
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