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Architectural styles : a visual guide

Author: Owen Hopkins
Publisher: London : Laurence King Publishing, Limited, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Gothic and Gothic Revival, or how to distinguish between Baroque and Neoclassical? This guide makes extensive use of photographs to identify and explain the characteristic features of nearly 300 buildings. The result is a clear and easy-to-navigate guide to identifying the key styles of western architecture from the classical age to the present day.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Hopkins, Owen, 1984-
Architectural styles.
London : Laurence King, 2014
(OCoLC)885019988
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Hopkins
ISBN: 9781780676371 1780676379 9781780676388 1780676387 1780671636 9781780671635
OCLC Number: 896852433
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Classical : Ancient Greek ; Ancient Roman --
Early Christian : Byzantine ; Romanesque --
Gothic and Medieval : Early Gothic ; High Gothic ; Late Gothic ; Venetian Gothic ; Secular Gothic ; Castle --
Renaissance and Mannerism : Early Renaissance ; High Renaissance ; Northern Renaissance ; Mannerism --
Baroque and Rococo : Italian Baroque ; German and Eastern European Baroque ; Spanish and Latin American Baroque ; French Baroque ; English Baroque ; Rococo --
Neoclassicism : Palladianism ; Classical Revival ; Greek Revival ; Empire Style ; Picturesque ; Sublime --
Eclecticism : Gothic Revival ; Orientalism ; Beaux-Arts ; Arts and Crafts ; Art Nouveau ; Art Deco --
Modernism : Chicago School ; Expressionism ; New Objectivity ; International Style ; Functionalism ; Constructivism ; Totalitarian Reactions ; Essentialism ; Brutalism ; Metabolism ; High-Tech --
After Modernism : Regionalism ; Postmodernism ; Deconstructivism ; Eco-architecture ; Expressive Rationalism ; Contextualism.
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