The Resource Understanding architecture : its elements, history, and meaning, Leland M. Roth

Understanding architecture : its elements, history, and meaning, Leland M. Roth

Label
Understanding architecture : its elements, history, and meaning
Title
Understanding architecture
Title remainder
its elements, history, and meaning
Statement of responsibility
Leland M. Roth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
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Roth, Leland M
Dewey number
720/.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2500
LC item number
.R68 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Bouwkunst
Label
Understanding architecture : its elements, history, and meaning, Leland M. Roth
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Commoditie" : how does the building function? -- "Firmeness" : how does the building stand up? -- "Delight" : space in architecture -- "Delight" : seeing architecture -- "Delight" : architectural acoustics, shape, and sound -- The architect : from high priest to professional -- Architecture as part of the environment -- Architecture, memory, and economics -- The invention of architecture : from caves to cities -- Egyptian architecture -- Greek architecture -- Roman architecture -- Early Christian and Byzantine architecture -- Early medieval architecture -- Gothic architecture -- Renaissance and Mannerist architecture -- Baroque and Rococo architecture -- Architecture in the Age of Enlightenment, 1720-1800 -- Architecture in the nineteenth century -- Early-twentieth-century architecture : the perfection of utility -- Late-twentieth-century architecture : a question of meaning
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 542 pages, [4] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036910747
Label
Understanding architecture : its elements, history, and meaning, Leland M. Roth
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Commoditie" : how does the building function? -- "Firmeness" : how does the building stand up? -- "Delight" : space in architecture -- "Delight" : seeing architecture -- "Delight" : architectural acoustics, shape, and sound -- The architect : from high priest to professional -- Architecture as part of the environment -- Architecture, memory, and economics -- The invention of architecture : from caves to cities -- Egyptian architecture -- Greek architecture -- Roman architecture -- Early Christian and Byzantine architecture -- Early medieval architecture -- Gothic architecture -- Renaissance and Mannerist architecture -- Baroque and Rococo architecture -- Architecture in the Age of Enlightenment, 1720-1800 -- Architecture in the nineteenth century -- Early-twentieth-century architecture : the perfection of utility -- Late-twentieth-century architecture : a question of meaning
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 542 pages, [4] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036910747

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