The Classical Language of Architecture is a compilation of six BBC radio lectures given in by Sir John Summerson. It is a some page discussion. The Classical Language of Architecture. Front Cover. John Summerson. Methuen & Company, – Architecture – 56 pages. JOHN SUMMERSON architecture as a language and all I want to assume at the moment is that development of the classical language of architecture but.

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It’s clear, succint and easy to read. Would have been a 5-star review had it not been for the authors dismissal of the Greek Revival in Architecture, which was only allowed a couple of pages, and also happens to be my favourite of the styles! This is a brilliant book: Jun 01, Ally rated it really liked it.

It guides the Orders through the Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque, Neo-Classical, and Modern architecture, briefly explaining some of the greatest works and architects form these periods. A Concise History Richard Hollis.

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Sir Christopher Wren described them as the “Latin” of architecture and the analogy is almost exact. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: In this book, the author’s purpose is to set out as simply and vividly as possible the exact grammatical workings of this architectural language.

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His discursive style is not only informative but also really quite entertaining. Petra rated it really liked it Jan 16, Be languqge first to ask a question about The Classical Language of Architecture.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Also, probably since these lectures were broadcasted by the BBC, there is a lot of emphasis on British architects and buildings. The Architecturw Klaus Spechtenhauser. Copperplate Calligraphy Dick Jackson. A surprisingly witty book about architecture. Operative Design Anthony Di Mari. I read it in Portuguese.