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Light, wind, and structure : the mystery of the master builders

Author: Robert Mark
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Pub. Co., ©1990.
Series: New liberal arts series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [McGraw-Hill edition]View all editions and formats
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Focuses on three eras--ancient Rome, the period of structural experimentation in High Gothic architecture, and the era of the great Renaissance domes.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Mark
ISBN: 0070404038 9780070404038
OCLC Number: 19888256
Description: xvii, 209 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Problems of technological interpretation in historic architecture --
2. The technology of light, wind, and structure --
3. Reinterpreting ancient Roman structures --
4. Structural experimentation in high Gothic architecture --
5. Christopher Wren, seventeenth-century science, and great Renaissance domes --
6. The technological legacy of historic architecture.
Series Title: New liberal arts series.
Responsibility: Robert Mark.

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Focuses on three eras--ancient Rome, the period of structural experimentation in High Gothic architecture, and the era of the great Renaissance domes.

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