World of Art series

Architecture - History & Reference

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Art and Architecture in Mexico
  • Paperback
Oles provides a sweeping panorama of five rich and diverse centuries of Mexican art and architecture. The best and most up-to-date survey of its kind – Alan Knight, Oxford University

The Cathedrals of England
  • Paperback
Brilliantly explores and analyses the evolving pattern of our medieval cathedrals … the most enjoyable and stimulating introduction to the subject – The Daily Telegraph

The Classical Language of Architecture
  • Paperback
An easy introduction to both the grammar and the superstructure of classical orders – The Guardian

The Gothic Revival
  • Paperback
A good summary of the Gothic Revival in its historic and artistic contexts … well written and concise … a quick and lively trip through one of the most important theoretical and stylistic architectural movements of our times – Journal of Preservation Technology

Islamic Art and Architecture
  • Paperback
Covering a thousand years of history and an area stretching from the Atlantic to the borders of India and China, this accessible and definitive guide traces the evolution of an extraordinary range of Islamic art forms

Italian Architecture

Italian Architecture

From Michelangelo to Borromini

  • Paperback
Absorbing… rich in practical insights… the photographs are magnificent – The Independent

Modern Architecture

Modern Architecture

A Critical History

  • Paperback
One of the most important works on modern architecture we have today – Architectural Design

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  • Paperback
Tavernor has done a first-rate job – Sir John Summerson, Architecture Today

Scottish Architecture
  • Paperback
This little book does everything an introduction to Scottish architecture should – The Scotsman

Victorian Architecture
  • Paperback
The first book on Victorian architecture by real Victorian buffs – Margaret Richardson, Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects

Western Architecture

Western Architecture

A Survey from Ancient Greece to the Present

  • Paperback
An original and far-reaching survey of the history of architecture in Europe and North America, from ancient Greece to the present