Dictionary of Architecture & Landscape Architecture

Dictionary of Architecture & Landscape Architecture

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This classic work, now in its fifth edition, covers every aspect of architecture and landscape architecture. Ranging from ancient times to contemporary trends, it also adopts a truly international perspective, with entries on countries as diverse as Russia, Brazil, and Tibet.

  • Provides biographies of architects and landscape architects, ancient and modern
  • Surveys architecture and landscape architecture by country
  • Discusses the history of urban design, including parks and motorways
  • Defines styles and movements, building types and materials
  • Covers structural and technical innovations and new terminology
  • Includes clear and detailed drawings

'Immensely useful, succinct and judicious... rich in accurate fact and accumulated wisdom' -The Times Literary Supplement

'A magnificent panorama of world architecture, scholarly conciseness at its best' -Arts Review

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