For courses in design studios and introductory history/theory courses that examine the fundamental principles of architecture.
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
- Organization Systems
- Figure / Ground
- Geometry / Proportion
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$49.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-158118-0