Logo

The Poetry of Architecture by John Ruskin

Large book cover: The Poetry of Architecture

The Poetry of Architecture
by

Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: B0026RIKIY

Description:
Of all embellishments by which the efforts of man can enhance the beauty of natural scenery, those are the most effective which can give animation to the scene, while the spirit which they bestow is in unison with its general character. It is generally desirable to indicate the presence of animated existence in a scene of natural beauty; but only of such existence as shall be imbued with the spirit, and shall partake of the essence, of the beauty, which, without it, would be dead.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(HTML/TXT)

Similar books

Book cover: American Urban Architecture: Catalysts in the Design of CitiesAmerican Urban Architecture: Catalysts in the Design of Cities
by - University of California Press
The authors propose a theory of catalytic architecture suited to specifically American circumstances. With a series of case studies, they examine urban design successes that illustrate the principles and goals of catalytic architecture.
(13893 views)
Book cover: CADD PrimerCADD Primer
by - Mailmax Pub
CADD Primer is a beginners reference book on computer aided design and drafting. It describes the general principles of working with CAD. It can give you a headstart in learning CAD regardless whatever CAD program you may have to use.
(12820 views)
Book cover: The Practical Book of ArchitectureThe Practical Book of Architecture
by - J.B. Lippincott Company
Ability to distinguish the various principal styles of architecture should be a part of the culture of every well-informed man and woman. The book gives a thorough working knowledge of architectural styles, for the use of the general reader.
(20092 views)
Book cover: Cathedral Cities of Spain: 60 reproductions from original water coloursCathedral Cities of Spain: 60 reproductions from original water colours
by
Probably the most interesting moments of the trip abroad by the architectural students are those spent in sketching bits of interest in water color. Nothing is so helpful, so reminiscent as these same notes of color when viewed in alter years.
(14066 views)