The Elements of Modern Architecture
Liczba stron: 344
Wydanie: 2015 r.
Dostępność: aktualnie niedostępny
Fifty of the world’s modern architectural masterpieces, constructed between 1950 and the present, are analysed through specially commissioned drawings that reveal the principles and details of what makes a building meaningful and enduring.
Includes c. 2,500 line drawings and 50 photographs
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Starting from its site, each work is analysed through its surroundings, use of natural light, volumes and massing; its program and circulation; and its details, fenestration and ornamentation, showing the reader how the building works as a cohesive whole.
Aimed at architects, students and everyone who appreciates great buildings, 'The Elements of Modern Architecture' will be an essential reference and inspiration for generations to come.