This collection offers a comprehensive selection of journal articles and book chapters that provide readers with an historical overview of Architectural Theory, collating the canonical writings on the subject in one essential reference work. With each section beginning with an editorial introduction by the Editor explaining the context and choice of contents, this set is organised chronologically for ease of use.
Each section will consider the key theories predominant in the time period with a broad range of representative published sources included. International in scope and reflecting various approaches in the best scholarship running up to the beginning of the 21st Century, this will be of major assistance for students of architecture quickly locating the best information.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pranogajec - LibraryThing
With 326 entries, this is a broad compendium of architectural thought of the past 140 years. Two problems: traditionalism is slighted, which is expected as it still seen as "anti-modern," and many (most?) of the entries are abridged much too much. Read full review