How to read buildings is a practical introduction to looking at and appreciating architecture.
It is a guide to reading the historical and architectural clues that are embedded in every building.
Small enough to carry in your pocket and serious enough to provide real answers, this comprehensive guide explores key characteristics of structures dating from every period; from the ancient Greeks to the present day, gives expert advice on how to identify any building and put it in historical context, provides an accessible visual guide, using detailed engravings and text, to architectural styles and structural elements.
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