ABC of Architecture by James F. O'GormanABC of Architecture by James F. O'Gorman

ABC of Architecture

byJames F. O'Gorman

Paperback | December 1, 1997

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While human needs for shelter, comfort, and beauty haven't changed, the buildings created in response to these needs have. In this primer on the art, science, and history of architecture, James F. O'Gorman proposes that there is a poetics to the endeavor of building, and that architecture is not only a form of language but also a way to understand history. 53 illustrations.
Title:ABC of ArchitectureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.52 × 5.52 × 0.42 inPublished:December 1, 1997Publisher:University Of Pennsylvania Press

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ISBN - 10:0812216318

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While human needs for shelter, comfort, and beauty haven't changed, the buildings created in response to these needs have. In this primer on the art, science, and history of architecture, James F. O'Gorman proposes that there is a poetics to the endeavor of building, and that architecture is not only a form of language but also a way to understand history. 53 illustrations