A Concise Dictionary of Architectural Terms (Dover by John Henry Parker

By John Henry Parker

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This Dover version, first released in 2004, is an unabridged republication of the 1910 (twelfth revised) version of the paintings initially released in 1846 via James Parker and Co., Oxford (England) below the identify A Concise thesaurus of phrases utilized in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture.


First released in 1846, this illustrated dictionary of structure was once such a success that the writer revised it numerous instances. It continues to be the best publications to hundreds of thousands of phrases utilized in Greek, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance structure.

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5 Berlin Hauptbahnhof. von Gerkan, Marg und Partner and Schlaich Bergermann und Partner, Berlin, Germany, 2006. © Sinéad Mac Namara. 6 The interior of the Berlin Hauptbahnhof looking south. von Gerkan, Marg und Partner and Schlaich Bergermann und Partner, Berlin, Germany, 2006. © Marcus Bredt. like a singular sheet of glass carefully curved over to span the distance. Only up close does the intricate structure reveal itself, and the primary structural elements are thoughtfully pulled back from the end of the roof to emphasize this sharp, thin, elegant edge.

Everyone wanted to build a really good building the best they could. ”24 Notes Jeffrey Kipnis, “Cincinnati Impressions,” in Morphosis IV, New York: Rizzoli, 2006, pp. 14–19, p. 14. html (accessed August 2013). A. Edita, 1997. 4 “Mission,” John A. com/about/mission (accessed August 22, 2013). com/about/history/ (accessed August 22, 2013). 6 Chandler Ahrens, Interview by authors, phone interview, St. Louis, MO, May 2, 2013. 7 Chandler Ahrens has since left Morphosis to focus on teaching at Washington University and his practice Open Source Architecture.

He describes both the structural engineer, Kurt Clandening from John A. ” Jean Oei, a member of the design team from the start of the project who also served as Morphosis’ Job Captain all the way through the project, agrees with Ahrens, stating, “We had the same mindset: everyone wanted to do the most sustainable, best building you could put out there. ”9 Describing the early weeks and months of the project, Ahrens notes the height restrictions on the site, the very particular mechanical needs of a university building with labs, and the impact those things might have on the structure.

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