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The story of Renaissance architecture

Author: Sonia Servida
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume features the Renaissance period's most important architects, buildings and cities, interior and exterior photographs, detailed images, drawings and plans. This book offers a general introduction to the period and discusses the primary characteristics of the style, along with commonly used techniques and materials. The Renaissance began in fifteenth-century Italy as an attempt to review Rome's Golden  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonia Servida
ISBN: 9783791345970 3791345974
OCLC Number: 729342102
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 143 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The quattrocento --
The early cinquecento --
Mannerism and the counter-reformation --
The Renaissance in Europe.
Other Titles: Storia dell'architettura del Rinascimento.
Renaissance architecture
Responsibility: Sonia Servida.

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Focusing on the Renaissance period, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the architectural language and building forms of this style.  Read more...
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