Architecture: Form, Space, & Order, 4th Edition
Essential and timeless, this is a classic introduction to the basic vocabulary of architectural design, updated with new information on emerging trends and recent developments. This bestselling visual reference helps both students and professionals understand how architectural design orders space and form in the environment. Taking a critical look at the evolution of spaces, this book distills complex concepts of design into a clear focus that inspires, bringing difficult abstractions to life, connecting theory and practice. It is illustrated throughout to demonstrate the concepts presented, and to show the fundamentals of architecture through the ages and across cultures: Primary elements and the principles of space design; Form and space, including light, view, openings, and enclosures; Organization of space, and the elements and relationships of circulation; Proportion and scale, including proportioning systems and anthropometry. Includes access to an online learning environment with 3D models.
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