Description - The Penguin Dictionary Of Architecture And Landscape Architecture, by John Fleming
For over thirty years, The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture has been a standard work of reference. Now with 'Landscape Architecture' added to its title to reflect the huge expansion of interest in this area, this new edition has been thoroughly revised by John Fleming and Hugh Honour to update many entries, add a great many new ones and gives new prominence to landscape architecture. A classic in its field, this remarkable dictionary contains- biographies of architects, ancient and modern; history and development of architectural styles by country; detailed descriptions of architectural terms; explanations of styles and movements in architecture; new terminology and modern topics; information on contemporary architects; entries on types of buildings and building materials; and clear, detailed drawings where appropriate.
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(197mm x 128mm x 30mm)
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Author Biography - John Fleming
Nikolaus Pevsner is best known as the author of many of the Buildings of England series and the editor of the Pelican History of Art and Architecture series. He died in 1983. Hugh Honour and John Fleming have collaborated on many books, includingthe Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts and A World History of Art. They live in Italy.