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By John Henry Parker

ISBN-10: 0486142914

ISBN-13: 9780486142913

Bibliographical Note
This Dover version, first released in 2004, is an unabridged republication of the 1910 (twelfth revised) version of the paintings initially released in 1846 by way of James Parker and Co., Oxford (England) below the name A Concise word list of phrases utilized in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture.


First released in 1846, this illustrated dictionary of structure was once such a success that the writer revised it numerous instances. It continues to be the best courses to enormous quantities of phrases utilized in Greek, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance structure.

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Classrooms with a shift of the colours to red on the By elongating a wing of classrooms towards the floor coverings and light grey on the walls. In the street they orientated the entrance more specifi- classrooms it reverts again to gleaming white walls cally in the direction of the town centre and set the and grey floors, and subtly subsides into standstill. Elysian forecourt designed by Anna Detzlhofer into a fitting frame.

Sportflächen Hinterland einer österreichischen Industrieregion. werden flankiert durch einen neu angefügten, Die Architekten gingen hier weitaus versöhnlicher weit auskragenden Klassenflügel – Unterstand vor und nahmen die Aufgabe – eine grundlegende für verregnete Pausen und kraftvolle Geste zur Sanierung, Restrukturierung und Erweiterung um sachlichen Schwere der benachbarten Geschoss- ein Drittel der Nutzfläche – zum Anlass, das Stereo- wohnbauten. type des Bestands aus den 70er Jahren zu ver- Im Inneren wurde neben funktionellen und prag- orten.

The are easy to identify. In doing so, they never forgot coloured covering of the assembly hall floor, made that to some, a complex of 56 classrooms and spe- of synthetic resin, forms a dynamic contrast to the cial teaching rooms on the outskirts of a community anthracite walls and ceilings, its strong shade of of 4,000 would seem provocative and raise objec- yellow reflecting daylight far into the hall and seem- tions. Therefore, they chose a consciously reticent ing to draw attention completely to the pathways.

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