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Architectural theory

Architectural theory

from the Renaissance to the present : 89 essays on 117 treatises

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Published by Taschen in Köln, Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Philosophy,
  • Architecture -- Historiography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith a preface by Bernd Evers and an introduction by Christof Thoenes ; in cooperation with the Kunstbibliothek der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin ; [English translation, Gregory Fauria, Jeremy Gaines, Michael Shuttleworth].
    ContributionsEvers, Bernd, 1941-., Thoenes, Christof., Kunstbibliothek (Berlin, Germany)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA2500
    The Physical Object
    Pagination845 p. :
    Number of Pages845
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18768314M
    ISBN 10382281699X


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