The Fundamentals of Architecture: Second Edition (Paperback)

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The Fundamentals of Architecture, 2nd Edition is an introduction to the basic ideas that inform architecture. It is intended to unravel the complexity of architecture to explain its process and make it more accessible. It guides students through the rich history of the discipline, and introduces aspects of contemporary theory and practice.

The book explores the process of architecture starting from the initial ideas and concepts, and how these ideas are informed by understanding site and context. It examines the impact of the physical environment and the historical ideas that have informed and influenced the architectural solution. The second edition has been redesigned and updated with new material, including six case studies, exercise sections and contemporary visuals from students and leading architects.

About the Author

Lorraine Farrelly co-ordinates architecture and interior design courses at the University of Portsmouth, UK. She has lectured and taught at universities around the world, and presented her research on architecture and the European city at conferences internationally. She has written several books and articles about contemporary architecture and interior design.
Product Details
ISBN: 9782940411757
ISBN-10: 2940411751
Publisher: AVA Publishing
Publication Date: August 9th, 2012
Pages: 200
Language: English
Series: Fundamentals