The Penguin Dictionary Of Architecture And Landscape Architecture: Fifth Edition by John FlemingThe Penguin Dictionary Of Architecture And Landscape Architecture: Fifth Edition by John Fleming

The Penguin Dictionary Of Architecture And Landscape Architecture: Fifth Edition

byJohn Fleming, Hugh Honour, Nikolaus Pevsner

Paperback | March 1, 2000

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This is a major revision and expansion of what has long been recognized as a basic reference in its field. Besides updating the existing text, the authors have broadened the book by including many new entries on landscape architecture as well as by significantly increasing their treatment of American architects and architecture. This is a highly readable work, worldwide in scope, covering architecture from ancient times to the present. Major entries on key individuals, styles, movements, materials, and terms range up to several pages in length and include cross references and bibliographies for further reading. This is an essential addition to the reference shelf of every architectural student and buff.
John Fleming was a British art historian known for his writing partnership with Hugh Honour. His book, Robert Adam and His Circle in Edinburgh and Rome, won the Bannister Fletcher Prize and the Alice Davis Hitchcock Medal. He lived with Honour in Italy for most of his life, and died in 2001.Hugh Honour was a British art historian. He w...
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Title:The Penguin Dictionary Of Architecture And Landscape Architecture: Fifth EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 1.2 inPublished:March 1, 2000Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:014051323X

ISBN - 13:9780140513233

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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This is an invaluable reference for people in the architecture field and a great introduction for newcomers. John Fleming, Hugh Honour and Nikolaus Pevsner include information about major movements in style, building techniques and materials in The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.