The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Architects and ArchitectureBook - 1991
The first section is a biographical dictionary of some 350 architects--both historical and contemporary--with concise accounts of each architect's life and work and a bibliography and summary of major projects. The second section (cross-referenced to the first) comprises an historical survey of architecture from ancient times until the present. Includes some 400 well-selected illustrations and a glossary of stylistic and technical terms. Published in the US by an imprint of Watson-Guptill (in the UK by Quarto Publishing), a well-conceived and intelligently executed reference with broad appeal. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 1991.
Branch Call Number: REF 720 .3 Ill
Characteristics: 256 p. : ill.