The American Vignola: A Guide To The Making Of Classical Architecture (The Classical America Series In Art And Architecture)

The American Vignola: A Guide To The Making Of Classical Architecture (The Classical America Series In Art And Architecture)

  • Publish Date: 1977-05-23
  • Binding: Hardcover
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W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
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'The American Vignola' includes measured drawings of the great monuments of the ancient, Renaissance, and baroque periods. There is practical instruction on designing vaults, doors, and windows. There are tables of classical orders and guides for drawing and establishing geometrical relations. A student can learn classical architecture from this book; the general reading can sharpen his knowledge and appreciation.

CONTENTS: Mouldings * The Orders * Vignola's Orders * Geometrical Relations * Drawing * The Greek Orders * Pilasters * Pedestals * Pediments * Intercolumniation * Doric Intercolumniation * Superposition * Other Cornices and String Courses * Arches * Arcades * Vaults * Roofs * Gabled Roofs * Domes * Doors and Windows * Walls

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