The Visual Dictionary of Architecture is a comprehensive guide to the numerous terms associated with, and used within, the field of architecture.
Over 250 architectural terms are explained and contextualised in this handy text, with concise definitions accompanied by illustrations and examples taken from historical and contemporary architecture.
The dictionary covers traditional terms still in current usage, as well as modern terminology such as blobtecture and McMansion. It also defines a wide variety of practical terms, such as belfry, cladding and rotunda, and movements and styles including Deconstructivism, Functionalism and Modernism.
The Visual Dictionary of Architecture - Visual Dictionaries
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