Heavenly Mansions and Other Essays on Architecture

Heavenly Mansions and Other Essays on Architecture

by John Newenham Summerson
     
 

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In this remarkable book, John Summerson interprets architecture as a reflection of the age in which it flowers, and traces the alternating themes of fantasy and functionalism as exemplified in various styles and in the works of a number of influential men including Wren, Viollet-le-Duc, Butterfield, and Le Corbusier.

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In this remarkable book, John Summerson interprets architecture as a reflection of the age in which it flowers, and traces the alternating themes of fantasy and functionalism as exemplified in various styles and in the works of a number of influential men including Wren, Viollet-le-Duc, Butterfield, and Le Corbusier.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393002102
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
253
Product dimensions:
5.11(w) x 7.71(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range:
7 - 8 Years

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