Mediterranean Architecture: A Sourcebook of Architectural Elements

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A compilation of more than 1,100 images that explore and record elements of Mediterranean architecture, in both detail and as whole compositions, from Mediterranean Europe of the Early Renaissance to the United States of today. This exhaustive study is arranged by type of element, including fountains, porches, corbels, wrought iron details, and much more, to show the variety and breadth of styles that Mediterranean Architecture encompasses as a whole. Wander through the romantic settings afforded by the four main...

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Overview

A compilation of more than 1,100 images that explore and record elements of Mediterranean architecture, in both detail and as whole compositions, from Mediterranean Europe of the Early Renaissance to the United States of today. This exhaustive study is arranged by type of element, including fountains, porches, corbels, wrought iron details, and much more, to show the variety and breadth of styles that Mediterranean Architecture encompasses as a whole. Wander through the romantic settings afforded by the four main groups of this architectural style, the rustic vernacular; the simple and direct Mission Style; the Estate and Villa, with its elaborate detail and mass; and finally the formal Palazzo, which is Mediterranean Architecture in its most ornate and organized form. This is a comprehensive visual reference for architects, interior designers, real estate developers, and students; and a look book extraordinaire for the homeowner working on a vision.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764338915
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/28/2011
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 1,028,337
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jock Sewall has been a practicing architect for more than thirty years in California. He began this book during his residency as a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome.

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