By Nigel R. Jones
The British terrain is a gold mine for the scholar of structure. Ranging in period from precedent days to the current day―from Stonehenge to the Millennium Dome―this volume's seventy six entries comprise palaces, castles, bridges, church buildings, kingdom homes, and numerous public constructions and monuments, in addition to such recognized positive factors of British structure and layout as terraced homes, suburban semi-detached homes, and public cellphone kiosks. special but available to nonspecialist readers, the alphabetical entries additionally supply cross-references and lists of extra details resources in either print and digital codecs. Appendixes record the entries via position, architectural type, and architect/designer; clarify the defining features of significant British architectural types; and speak about the significance of the Crown, peerage, and Parliament in British architectural historical past. in addition to an in depth topic index, the amount features a timeline, a normal bibliography, a word list of architectural phrases, and an creation that lines the improvement of British structure from prehistoric and Roman occasions to the twenty first century.
Written by means of an affiliate professor of structure at Oklahoma nation college, Architecture of britain, Scotland, and Wales, a part of Greenwood's Reference courses to nationwide Architecture sequence, provides architectural biographies of those international locations' most famed and critical structures.
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Architecture of England, Scotland, and Wales (Reference Guides to National Architecture) by Nigel R. Jones