The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Autor Hugh Honour, John Fleming, Nikolaus Pevsner
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 6 mai 1999
Need a handbook to your architect’s business or studies? Struggling with your latest DIY project? Interested in the art of architecture? This classic work, now in its fifth edition, covers every aspect of architecture and landscape architecture. Ranging from ancient times to contemporary trends, it adopts a truly international perspective, focussing on countries and cultures such asCoptic,TibetandDe Stijl.

Without doubt, this is the standard work in the field. As reflected by its new title, 'The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture' has now been expanded to include recent developments in the field of landscape architecture. Full account has been taken, too, of the huge range of building traditions around the world. The text has been completely reset and all the illustrations redrawn.

'Immensely useful, succinct and judicious...this is a book rich in fact and accumulated wisdom.' The Times Literary Supplement
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ISBN-13: 9780140513233
ISBN-10: 014051323X
Pagini: 656
Ilustrații: line drawings
Dimensiuni: 129 x 198 x 28 mm
Greutate: 0.44 kg
Ediția:5 Rev ed.
Editura: Penguin Books
Colecția Penguin
Locul publicării:London, United Kingdom

Notă biografică

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 was elected in 1972 as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature due to his fruitful career as a writer, often working with his life partner, John Fleming. He died in 2016.

Sir Nikolaus Pevsner was a German and British scholar of the history of architecture. A dedicated cataloger of the architecture of Britain, he was a founding member of the Victorian Society and a fellow of the British Academy, as well as the recipient of a CBE and a knighthood. He died in 1983.