ABC of Architecture by James F. O'Gorman,Dennis E. McGrath

ABC of Architecture

by James F. O'Gorman, Dennis E. McGrath


Categories: Architecture

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"ABC of Architecture" is an accessible, nontechnical introduction to architectural structure, history, and criticism. Author James F. O'Gormon moves seamlessly from a discussion of the most basic inspiration for architecture (the need for shelter from the elements), to an exploration of space, system, and material, and, finally, to an examination of the language and history of architecture. He shows the nonspecialist how to read a design in plans, sections, and elevations, and how architects, like other artists, make creative use of space and light.

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Weight: 0.43 lbs

ISBN-10: 0812216318

ISBN-13: 9780812216318

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