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How to read a building

Author: Timothy Brittain-Catlin
Publisher: London : Collins, 2007.
Series: Need to know.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starting with the basics of analysing the home, then moving onto looking at public buildings and larger and more well-known structures, the author shows the reader how features are inherited and copied, as well as adapted with each new generation.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brittain-Catlin, Timothy.
How to read a building.
London : Collins, 2007
(OCoLC)744472381
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Brittain-Catlin
ISBN: 000724746X 9780007247462
OCLC Number: 123113316
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: The elements of architecture --
The classical tradition --
the gothic tradition --
The nineteenth century --
Architecture since 1900 --
Thinking architecturally.
Series Title: Need to know.
Responsibility: Timothy Brittain-Catlin.

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Architecture is all around us - it is part of our lives, and its development is a central theme in the history of mankind. Learning to read a building is the route to understanding a major part of  Read more...

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