The Story of Romanesque Architecture

The Story of Romanesque Architecture

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Focusing on Romanesque architecture, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the architectural language and building forms of this style. Part of an accessibly written and generously illustrated series on architecture through the ages, this book features Romanesque architecture's most important architects and buildings, interior and exterior photographs, detailed images, drawings and plans. Seen throughout the European continent, medieval Romanesque buildings are recognized for their strength and stylistic simplicity. Arranged chronologically, this guide features dozens of familiar and lesser-known examples, including St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Durham Cathedral in England, and Mont Saint Michel in Normandy. A lively and accessible text, relating historical background and information on building materials and techniques, makes this a portable, affordable, and attractive guide to the best of Romanesque architecture.
Publisher: Munich ; London : Prestel, [2011]
Edition: English edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9783791346304
Branch Call Number: 723.4 PRI
Characteristics: 140 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Romanesque architecture

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Jun 30, 2016

Many large an well-taken photographs of representative works of romanesque architecture. Different developments within the style are presented, and many regional variations are included, but they are western (and to a lesser extent northern) European. No bibliography, notes, or further reading list.

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