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By Jean Castex

ISBN-10: 0313320861

ISBN-13: 9780313320866

Covering all areas of Italy―from Turin's Palace of work in northern Italy to the Monreale Cathedral and Cloister in Sicily―and all classes of Italian architecture―from the first-century Colosseum in Rome to the Casa Rustica flats inbuilt Milan within the 1930s―this quantity examines over 70 of Italy's most crucial architectural landmarks. Writing in an authoritative but attractive variety, Jean Castex, professor of architectural background on the Versailles university of structure, describes the positive aspects, capabilities, and historic significance of every constitution. in addition to idetifying position, type, architects, and sessions of preliminary building and significant renovations, the cross-referenced and illustrated entries additionally spotlight architectural and ancient phrases defined within the Glossay and finish with an invaluable directory of extra details assets. the quantity additionally bargains ready-reference lists of entries through situation, architectural variety, and period of time, in addition to a normal bibliography, a close topic index, and a accomplished introductory evaluate of Italian architecture.

Entries disguise significant architectural constructions in addition to smaller websites, together with every little thing from the well known dome of St. Peter's on the Vatican to the Fiat Lingotto Plant in Turin. excellent for faculty and highschool scholars, in addition to for normal readers, this finished examine the structure of Italy is an critical addition to each architectural reference collection.

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