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Arcades: The History of a Building Type
     

Arcades: The History of a Building Type

by Johann F. Geist
 
The classic reference work on the arcades, passages, and galleries of late 18th- and 19th-century Europe and America, Arcades opens with an account of the architectural and social history of the arcade and a discussion of its typological development. The core of the book is a descriptive catalog of nearly 300 arcades, listed alphabetically by city, and

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The classic reference work on the arcades, passages, and galleries of late 18th- and 19th-century Europe and America, Arcades opens with an account of the architectural and social history of the arcade and a discussion of its typological development. The core of the book is a descriptive catalog of nearly 300 arcades, listed alphabetically by city, and illustrated with some 200 plans and drawings and 265 photographs.

Johann Friedrich Geist is a practicing architect who teaches architectural theory and history at the School of Art in Berlin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262070829
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
11/01/1982
Pages:
516

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