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Rice's Language of Buildings

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Cod: BRT9781408893784

An aparitie: 2017

Autor: Matthew Rice

Categoria: Architecture

Data aparitie: 06092018

Editie: cartonata

Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing

Format: 253 x 182 x 28 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 240

Tip: Hardback



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A new, larger format edition of Rice's Architectural Primer.

This beautifully illustrated book covers the grammar and vocabulary of British buildings, explaining the evolution of styles from Norman castles to Norman Foster. Its aim is to enable the reader to recognise, understand and date any British building.

As Matthew Rice says, `Once you can speak any language, conversation can begin, but without it communications can only be brief and brutish. The same is the case with Architecture: an inability to describe the component parts of a building leaves one tongue-tied and unable to begin to discuss what is or is not exciting, dull or peculiar about it.' With this book in your hand, buildings will break down beguilingly into their component parts, ready for inspection and discussion. There will be no more references to 'that curly bit on top of the thing with the square protrusions'. Fluent in the world of volutes, hood moulds, lobed architraves and bucrania, you will be able to leave a cathedral or country house with as much to talk about as a film or play.

Complete with over 400 exquisite watercolour illustrations and hand-drawn annotations, this is a joyous celebration of British buildings and will allow you to observe and describe the world around you afresh.

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