Architecture Styles Spotter's Guide

Architecture Styles Spotter's Guide

Classical Temples To Soaring Skyscrapers

Book - 2006
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To the average Joe, a building is a building; but to an architecture spotter, a building is much more. It's a post-modern masterpiece, an Edwardian edifice, an art deco domain, a prairie-style palace. In the Architecture Styles Spotter's Guide, enthusiasts will discover a wealth of information covering everything from rustic log homes to soaring skyscrapers. Included are the following features.

* Architecture spotters will enjoy navigating the book as they hunt for buildings that epitomize great design, and styles that capture their imagination.

* Notable buildings and architecture styles are discussed in great detail, accompanied by plenty of beautiful photographs.

* An illustrated glossary of architectural terms like cornices, flying buttresses, parapets, and gables is provided.

* Special Spotter's Notes sections highlight key points of interest and stories relating to specific sites.
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Thunder Bay Press, c2006.
ISBN: 9781592236091
159223609X
Characteristics: 288 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Cunliffe, Sarah
Loussier, Jean

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