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A dictionary of architecture and landscape architecture

Author: James Stevens Curl
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Containing over 6,000 entries and over 250 illustrations. Fully updated and expanded to include landscape terms.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Stevens Curl
ISBN: 0192806300 9780192806307 0198606788 9780198606789
OCLC Number: 86164910
Notes: Previous ed. published as: A dictionary of architecture, 1999.
Description: xxv, 880 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: PREFACE ; DICTIONARY ; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of architecture and landscape architecture
Responsibility: James Stevens Curl.

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Containing over 6,000 entries from Aalto to ziggurat, this is the most comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary of architecture in paperback. Beautifully illustrated and written in a clear and concise  Read more...
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'The best introduction to a broad understanding and appreciation of architecture is a good dictionary. James Stevens Curl's is one of the best available.' 'Curl's dictionary informs and delights.' Read more...

 
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