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Architecture Principia : Architectural Principles of Material Form provides a comprehensive look at the foundational themes of architecture. Simultaneously fundamental and advanced, the text employs comparative precedents, case studies from across the history of architecture, consistent and clear graphic language, and a parallel visual and textual presentation of each architectural principle. Written by designers, for designers, the text is intended to serve as an analytical handbook of the concepts behind these diverse, formal principles as viewed through the history of architecture.

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Architecture Principia : Architectural Principles of Material Form provides a comprehensive look at the foundational themes of architecture. Simultaneously fundamental and advanced, the text employs comparative precedents, case studies from across the history of architecture, consistent and clear graphic language, and a parallel visual and textual presentation of each architectural principle. Written by designers, for designers, the text is intended to serve as an analytical handbook of the concepts behind these diverse, formal principles as viewed through the history of architecture.

Table of Contents

Preface

  1. Organization Systems
  2. Precedent       
  3. Typology
  4. Form
  5. Figure / Ground
  6. Context          
  7. Geometry / Proportion
  8. Symmetry       
  9. Hierarchy       
  10. Material
  11. Ornament
  12. Pattern
  13. Perception
  14. Sequence        
  15. Meaning

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780131579651
Author:
Borden, Gail P.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Andrews, Brian D.
Author:
Andrews, Brian Delford
Author:
Borden, Gail Peter
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / General
Subject:
Architecture-Types
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130121
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
10.7 x 8.9 x 0.9 in 1220 gr

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Architecture Principia : Architectural Principles of Material Form provides a comprehensive look at the foundational themes of architecture. Simultaneously fundamental and advanced, the text employs comparative precedents, case studies from across the history of architecture, consistent and clear graphic language, and a parallel visual and textual presentation of each architectural principle. Written by designers, for designers, the text is intended to serve as an analytical handbook of the concepts behind these diverse, formal principles as viewed through the history of architecture.

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