Pevsner's Architectural Glossary: Second Edition by Nikolaus PevsnerPevsner's Architectural Glossary: Second Edition by Nikolaus Pevsner

Pevsner's Architectural Glossary: Second Edition

byNikolaus Pevsner

Hardcover | January 10, 2017

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With even more entries and more vocabulary words, this second edition of Pevsner’s Architectural Glossary covers the complete range of technical terms used in the storied guides.  Pevsner’s famous designations E. E. and Perp. are among the terms clearly explained in this informative glossary drawn from the vocabulary of the Buildings of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland volumes. Anyone who has wondered how a headstop relates to a hoodmould or what a squich looks like will find their understanding and enjoyment of architecture enhanced by knowledge of its components, styles, and ornament. This clear and practical primer to looking at all the elements of buildings will enliven any architectural exploration.
Title:Pevsner's Architectural Glossary: Second EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 8.5 × 4.75 × 0.98 inPublished:January 10, 2017Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300223684

ISBN - 13:9780300223682

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"Brisk, beautifully illustrated chapters outlining the main stylistic developments in polite architecture"—Paul Stamper, British Archaeology