How to Read Buildings

How to Read Buildings: A Crash Course in Architecture

Architecture , History & Theory, Entertainment , Non-Fiction
Paperback Published on: 08/03/2018
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Synopsis

A practical primer to looking at architecture and all the elements that are included in buildings.How to Read Buildings is a practical introduction to looking at and appreciating architecture which guides you through the historical and architectural clues embedded in every building. Small enough to carry in your pocket and serious enough to provide real answers, this comprehensive guide:

- Explores key characteristics of structures dating from every period from the ancient Greeks to the present day

- Gives expert advice on how to identify any building and put it in historical context

- Provides an accessible visual guide to architectural styles and structural elements using detailed engravings and text

  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • ISBN: 9781912217304
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 395g

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