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ISBN-13 9780131581180ISBN-10 013158118X
ISBN-10 0131579657ISBN-13 9780131579651
Author(s): Gail Peter Borden; Brian Delford Andrews
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 624

For courses indesign studios and introductory history/theory courses that examine the fundamental principles of architecture.

ArchitecturePrincipia: 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.