Analysing Architecture / Edition 2

Analysing Architecture / Edition 2

by Simon Unwin, Unwin Simon, Simon Unwin
     
 

Analysing Architecture offers a unique 'notebook' of architectural strategies to present an engaging introduction to elements and concepts in architectural design. Illustrated throughout with the author's original drawings, examples are drawn from across the world and many periods of architectural history (from prehistoric times to the recent past) to illustrate… See more details below

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Analysing Architecture offers a unique 'notebook' of architectural strategies to present an engaging introduction to elements and concepts in architectural design. Illustrated throughout with the author's original drawings, examples are drawn from across the world and many periods of architectural history (from prehistoric times to the recent past) to illustrate analytical themes and to show how drawing can be used to study architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415306843
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/12/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition10
Acknowledgements12
Introduction13
Architecture as Identification of Place19
Basic Elements of Architecture27
Modifying Elements of Architecture35
Elements Doing More Than One Thing49
Using Things That Are There59
Primitive Place Types71
Architecture as Making Frames95
Temples and Cottages107
Geometries of Being123
Ideal Geometry145
Space and Structure159
Parallel Walls173
Stratification185
Transition, Hierarchy, Heart195
Postscript203
Case Studies213
Select Bibliography and References243
Index251

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