The Elements of Modern Architecture

The Elements of Modern Architecture

Understanding Contemporary Buildings

Book - 2014
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"Dissects fifty of the world's modern masterpieces, constructed from 1950 to the present, through specially commissioned freehand drawings that reveal the principles and details of what makes a building meaningful and enduring. Starting from its site, each work is analyzed through its surroundings, use of natural light, volumes and massing; its program and circulation; and its details, fenestration and ornamentation, showing the reader how the building works as a cohesive whole."--Back cover.
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2014
ISBN: 9780500342954
Branch Call Number: 724.6 R128e 2014
Characteristics: 344 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 23 x 31 cm


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