A chronicle of the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Starting with the basic components of door, window, column and beam and the Classical orders, the book goes on to explore historical movements such as the Picturesque and Beaux-Arts, innovative materials such as steel and reinforced concrete, technical innovations such as the lift and electric lighting, through to modern movements such as Universal Design and Deconstruction. A concise history of the subject and a fascinating dip-into resource for the general reader.
  • Author: Weston, Richard
  • Publisher: Laurence King
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 03/02/2020
  • ISBN: 9781786275677
  • B-Code: B047911
  • Illustrated: illustrated
  • Pages: 216
  • Dimensions: 216x168mm