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Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms

1st Edition

By James Stevens Curl, John J. Sambrook

Routledge

364 pages

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Paperback: 9781873394250
pub: 1997-05-06
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The study of architecture requires not only an understanding of the history of buildings, but also knowledge of the correct terminology that is used to describe them. The "Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms" provides a comprehensive, practical guide to the terminology used in the various aspects of architecture and building. It contains over 3500 terms offering definitions of styles, the components of buildings, materials, the various parts of orders and architectural details.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC000000
ARCHITECTURE / General
ARC014000
ARCHITECTURE / Historic Preservation / General
ARC014010
ARCHITECTURE / Historic Preservation / Restoration Techniques