The Diagrams of Architecture

The Diagrams of Architecture : AD Reader

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  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 168 x 243 x 21mm | 860g
  • Publication date: 15 Mar 2010
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication City/Country: New York, United States
  • Language: English
  • Edition Statement: 1. Auflage
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, frontispiece, figures
  • ISBN10: 0470519452
  • ISBN13: 9780470519455
  • Bestsellers rank: 137,219

This book will provide a definitive reader, compiling essays from previously published texts and newly commissioned essays from leading academics, architects and other specialists, each text is prefaced by a brief critical and accessible introduction by Mark Garcia and illustrated with the first-ever collection of spatial design diagrams by architects, engineers, academics and designers from around the world. Case-study single-page and double page spread 'capsules' distributed throughout the book describe the creation, meaning and importance of the most important diagrams in today's leading-edge exemplars of interior, architectural, landscape and urban design.