Architecture and Democracy
by Claude Fayette Bragdon
Publisher: A. A. Knopf 1918
Number of pages: 242
This book has been written in the scant intervals afforded by the practice of the profession of architecture, so broadened as to include the study of abstract form, the creation of ornament, experiments with color and light, and such occasional educational activities as from time to time he has been called upon to perform at one or another architectural school.
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by Banister Fletcher - Batsford
Architecture has been described very truly as the printing press of all ages. This book is an excellent and essential reference and a treasure trove of architectural history for architects or anyone interested in architecture through the ages.
by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio - Harvard University Press
The only full treatise on architecture to survive from classical antiquity, this is the most important work of architectural history in the Western world, having shaped architecture and the image of the architect from the Renaissance to the present.
by Nancy Bell - Project Gutenberg
It is only when a building entirely fulfils the purpose for which it is intended and bears the impress of a genuine style that it takes rank as a work of architecture. This is a history of architecture from Egyptian to Renaissance Architecture.
by Peter J. M. Nas (ed.) - Leiden University Press
The book develops urban symbolic ecology and hypercity approaches into a new perspective on social cohesion. Architects, sociologists and historians converge to make this a book for anyone interested in urban life, policymaking and city branding.