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The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199674985
Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191752988 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199674985.001.0001
The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

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‘a valuable piece of scholarship, and the definitive reference work on architecture and landscape design’ – Hannah Malone, Architectural History

Over 5,000 entries

Beautifully illustrated and written in a clear and concise style, this dictionary covers every period of Western architectural history. The text is complemented by over 250 beautiful and meticulous line drawings, labelled cross-sections, and diagrams. There are more than 900 new entries, including hundreds of new biographical entries on leading historical architects, as well as subjects such as algorithmic design, digital architecture, and parametric design, and many entries expanding the coverage of landscape architecture.

Book.  6254 pages.  633986 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Architecture

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Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik (1898–1976) in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

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