Precedents in Architecture provides a vocabulary for architectural analysis that will help you understand the works of others, and aid you in creating your own designs. Here, you will examine the work of internationally known architects with the help of a unique diagrammatic technique, which you can also use to analyze existing buildings. In addition to the sixteen original contributors, the Second Edition features seven new, distinguished architects. All 23 architects were selected because of the strength, quality, and interest of their designs. Precedents in Architecture, 2/e is an invaluable resource offering:
-Factual graphic information on 88 buildings that represent a range of time, function, and style accompanied by detailed analysis of each building -A reference for a technique of graphic analysis as a tool for understanding and designing architecture
Whether you are a novice or a seasoned professional, Precedents in Architecture, 2/e will enrich your design vocabulary and give you an invaluable tool for the ongoing assessment of buildings you encounter every day.