The Practical Book of Architecture
by Charles Matlack Price
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company 1916
Number of pages: 502
Ability to distinguish the various principal styles of architecture, and to know something of these styles, should be a part of the education and culture of every well-informed man and woman. The book gives a thorough working knowledge of architecture and architectural styles, so far as is necessary for the use of the general reader.
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by Charles H. Caffin - Dodd, Mead & Co
This book will give you a very good understanding of the basic history of architecture, from the dawn of civilization until the dawn of the Twentieth Century. It covers all the major periods within that time and lays out a basic philosophy ...
by Nancy Bell - Project Gutenberg
It is only when a building entirely fulfils the purpose for which it is intended and bears the impress of a genuine style that it takes rank as a work of architecture. This is a history of architecture from Egyptian to Renaissance Architecture.
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This book was written in the scant intervals afforded by the practice of the profession of architecture, so broadened as to include the study of abstract form, the creation of ornament, experiments with color and light, and educational activities.