Architecture of England, Scotland, and Wales PDF ePub eBook

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Architecture of England, Scotland, and Wales free pdf A guide to the architectural history and significance of the most famous structures in Britain Britain is a gold mine for the student of architecture. Ranging from ancient times to the present day - from Stonehenge to the Millennium Dome - this volume's 76 entries include palaces, casties- bridges, churches, country houses, and various public buildings and monuments, as well as such well-known features of British architecture and design as terraced houses, suburban semi-detached houses, and public telephone klosks. Detailed yet accessible to nonspecialist readers, the alphabetical entries also provide cross-references and lists of additional information sources in both print and electronic formais. Appendices list the entries by location, architectural style, and architect/designer- explain the defining characteristics of major British architectural styles: and discuss the importance of the Crown, paerage, and Parliament in British architectural history. Besides a detailed subject index, the volume also includes a timeline, a general bibliography, a glossary of architectural terms, and an introduction that traces the development of British architecture from prehistoric and Roman times to the 21st century. * Part of the Reference Guides to National Architecture series * Provides detailed architectural 'biographies' of the buildings * Discusses architecture in its historical and cultural context

About Nigel R. Jones

Nigel R. Jones is Associate Professor of Architecture at Oklahoma State University, where he teaches design studio, perspective, and the history of Greek and Roman architecture and English Renaissance and Early American architecture, and also serves as Academic Advisor to the undergraduate Bachelor of Architecture program.

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Author : Nigel R. Jones
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 June 2005
ISBN : 0313318506
EAN : 9780313318504
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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