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Published: 23 July 2009

640 Pages | Over 150 illustrations, including b+w half tones, architectural plans, and line drawings


ISBN: 9780198605683

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The Oxford Companion to Architecture

2 Volumes

Patrick Goode

Oxford Companions

  • A new Oxford Companion on a popular and much-debated subject
  • 1,500 A-Z entries cover all aspects of architecture, from architects, building types, and movements and styles to materials, aspects of design, and definitions
  • Particularly strong in its coverage of architecture around the world, and of modern and vernacular architecture
  • Written by a team of over 150 contributors, including many distinguished architects and academics, under the editorship of Dr Patrick Goode and two consultant editors
  • The Companion is strongly rooted in an approach to architecture that looks at its social, technical, and practical aspects, as well as viewing it from an art-historical perspective
  • High-quality illustrations complement and enhance the text
  • In-depth cross-referencing and a thematic contents list enable readers to find the information they are looking for easily
  • Also available online from the Oxford Digital Reference Shelf or through Oxford Reference Online, offering flexible search and browse functionality and mutli-user access

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