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by James Stevens Curl

  • Author: James Stevens Curl
  • ISBN: 1873394047
  • ISBN13: 978-1873394045
  • ePub: 1385 kb | FB2: 1659 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Architecture
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (January 1, 1993)
  • Pages: 364
  • Rating: 4.7/5
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Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms ePub download

Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms book. Born in Ireland, where he received his early education, Professor Emeritus James Stevens Curl has held Chairs in Architectural History at two British Universities.

Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms book. Having graduated in Architecture at Oxford, he went on to study Town Planning, and wrote his Dissertation under the direction of the German architect, Arthur Korn.

The study of architecture requires not only an understanding of the history of buildings, but also knowledge of the correct terminology that is used to describe them. The "Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms" provides a comprehensive, clearly written, practical guide to the terminology used in the various aspects of architecture and building.

James Stevens Curl is Professor of Architectural History at De Montfort University, Leicester. He is the author of many highly acclaimed books including The English Heritage Book of Victorian Churches. He is the author of many highly acclaimed books including The English Heritage Book of Victorian Churches, Egyptomania, A Celebration of Death, Classical Architecture, and The Art and Architecture of Freemasonry, which won the 1991 Sir Banister Fletcher Prize. Pro's I found this book nice to flick through and it's pretty comprehensive. Con's It's strictly alphabetical so its not great to look up stuff generally i think it would be much better if it was cross referenced in some way that made it easier for the reader to read.

The "Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms" provides a comprehensive, practical guide to the terminology used in the various aspects of architecture and building.

James Stevens Curl MRIA FSA FSA Scot FRIAS is an architectural historian, architect, and author with an extensive range of publications to his name. Curl is Professor at the School of Architecture and Design, Ulster University, Professor Emeritus at De Montfort University, Leicester, and has been a Visiting Fellow at Peterhouse, Cambridge (1991–92, 2002)

The English Heritage Book of Victorian Churches (London: B T Batsford & English Heritage, 1995). ISBN 0-7134-7491-2 and 0-17134-7490-4.

James Stevens Curl (born 1937), MRIA, FSA, FSAScot, FRIAS, HonAABC, MRIAI, RIBA, is an architectural historian, architect, and author with an extensive range of publications to his name. YouTube Encyclopedic. Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms (Wimbledon, London: Donhead Publishing, 1993). Georgian Architecture (Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1993). The English Heritage Book of Victorian Churches (London: B T Batsford & English Heritage, 1995). Georgian Architecture (Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1996).

Georgian Architecture. Book Binding:Paperback. Examining the period's remarkable stylistic diversity, this is an illustrated guide to the architecture of the reigns of the first four Georges (1714-1830). All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in 2005. Book Condition:VERYGOOD.

James Stevens Curl, Irish architect, educator, writer. Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms ) Author: James Stevens Curl Feb-2013

James Stevens Curl, Irish architect, educator, writer. Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms ) Author: James Stevens Curl Feb-2013. FRM5O/?tag prabook0b-20. The many illustrations that enhance the book combined with the text to make City Of London Pubs a delight for the armchair traveler and a "must" for everyone planning a trip to London. - from book's dustjacket.

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Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms, illustrated by Curl and John J. . Sambrook, Donhead (London, England), 1997. Compiler) A Dictionary of Architecture (published in England as The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture), illustrated by Curl and John J. Sambrook, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1999. SIDELIGHTS: James Stevens Curl once told CA: "As an historian I try to ferret out aspects of fact that have not been aired or have been misunderstood.

The study of architecture requires not only an understanding of the history of buildings, but also knowledge of the correct terminology that is used to describe them. The "Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms" provides a comprehensive, clearly written, practical guide to the terminology used in the various aspects of architecture and building. It contains over 3500 terms offering definitions of styles, the components of buildings, materials, the various parts of orders and architectural details.

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