Windows in Architecture (Hardcover)

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This new study explores the development of the window, showing how it both transformed human experience by increasing access to light and air and changed our perception of architectural space

Christopher Masters celebrates the multiple roles of the window in architecture by providing engaging commentaries on over 80 exceptional buildings of all types, both ancient and modern. The unique selection ranges from the Pantheon in Rome, the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, and the Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto to Walter Gropius's Bauhaus in Dessau, Eero Saarinen's TWA Terminal in New York, Jean Nouvel's Louvre Abu Dhabi, and Dorte Mandrup's Icefjord Centre in Greenland. Featuring more than 100 superb photographs, this is an intriguing and accessible survey of a formerly neglected subject in architectural history.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781858947051
ISBN-10: 1858947057
Publisher: Merrell
Publication Date: May 9th, 2023
Pages: 192
Language: English