States Academic Press
Sociology - Sociology
The art and science which is concerned with the planning, designing and construction of buildings or other structures is called architecture. Features that make a building or structure identifiable are referred to as architectural style. Modern architecture, contemporary architecture, postmodern architecture, brutalism, international style are some major architectural styles. Architectural plan is a plan and design for a building which consists of architectural drawings, calculations, specifications of the design, time planning and related documentation. Application of technology in designing buildings is known as architectural technology. Landscape architecture is the designing of outdoor areas, public spaces, parks and landmarks. This book is a valuable compilation of topics, ranging from the basic to the most complex theories and principles in the field of architecture. Some of the diverse topics covered herein address the varied branches that fall under this category. This book is meant for students who are looking for an elaborate reference text on architecture.