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Analysing architecture

Author: Simon Unwin
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd ed., rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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Clear and accessible, Analysing Architecture opens a fresh way to understanding architecture. It offers a unique ?notebook? of architectural strategies to present an engaging introduction to elements and concepts in architectural design. Beautifully illustrated throughout with the author?s original drawings, examples are drawn from across the world and many periods of architectural history (from prehistoric times to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Unwin, Simon, 1952-
Analysing architecture.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008050458
(OCoLC)262422830
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Unwin
ISBN: 9780203880906 0203880900
OCLC Number: 313368677
Description: 1 online resource (285 p.) : ill., plans.
Contents: How analysis helps design --
Architecture as identification of place --
Basic elements of architecture --
Modifying elements of architecture --
Elements doing more than one thing --
Using things that are there --
Primitive place types --
Architecture as making frames --
Temples and cottages --
Geometries of being --
Ideal geometry --
Themes in spatial organisation --
Postscript --
Case studies.
Responsibility: Simon Unwin.
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Offers a fresh way to understanding architecture. This book identifies the key elements of architecture and conceptual themes apparent in buildings and relevant to other works of architecture such as  Read more...

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"Excellent in every way - a core book along with An Architectural Notebook by him"- Terry Robson, Teaching Fellow in Architecture at the University of Bath, UK "Probably the best introductory book on Read more...

 
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