Ten Books on Architecture (Illustrated) [NOOK Book]

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Marcus Vitruvius Pollio's "Ten Books on Architecture" is the most complete treatise on the subject of architecture from antiquity and for hundreds of years influenced major buildings around the world. Dating to the first century B.C., the "Ten Books on Architecture" are not only an excellent historical reference into ancient construction methods and aesthetics but also a manual providing much that can be applied to modern architecture. Today's architect will find much of interest in this fully illustrated ...
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Ten Books on Architecture (Illustrated)

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Overview

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio's "Ten Books on Architecture" is the most complete treatise on the subject of architecture from antiquity and for hundreds of years influenced major buildings around the world. Dating to the first century B.C., the "Ten Books on Architecture" are not only an excellent historical reference into ancient construction methods and aesthetics but also a manual providing much that can be applied to modern architecture. Today's architect will find much of interest in this fully illustrated reproduction of the 1914 edition translated by Morris Hicky Morgan.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781420924657
  • Publisher: Neeland Media LLC
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 927,194
  • File size: 37 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2013

    Dazzling

    If you want a perfect book for travel, lazy days, and late nights, this is it. Vitruvius proves himself a masterful author and expert on all things architecture. Anyone who claims to appreciate it does not if they have not yet read this. The earliest work on architectural theory is still the most relevant even in the modern age. Eloquent and thoughtful, this is a riveting novel.

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