Classic architecture

a series of ten plates illustrating examples from the Greek and Roman orders
  • 4.13 MB
  • English
Batsford , London
Statementby Charles F. and George A. Mitchell.
ContributionsMitchell, George A.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13681353M

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Form and Design in Classic Architecture explains in simple, direct terms — and with numerous photographic plates and line illustrations — the ways in which the relationship of exterior and interior elements creates that unity and sense of completeness.3/5(1).

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In the preface of Book I, Vitruvius dedicates his writings so as to give personal knowledge of the Born: Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, 80–70 BC, Roman Republic.

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And the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America honored us with the Ross Award for Excellence in the Classical Tradition. The Classical orders of architecture might have become lost to history if it were not for the writings of early scholars and architects.

The Roman architect Marcus Vitruvius, who lived during the first century B.C., documented the three Greek orders and the Tuscan order in his famous treatise De Architectura, or Ten Books on Architecture.

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