...isms: Understanding Architecture

This is an easy to use guide to a wide range of architectural styles, from classical times up through the post-modern era. For each style there is a definition, an introduction to the topic, lists of key architects, key words, and key works as well as suggestions of other styles you might be interested in. This book is a must for anyone who is interested in architecture - whether they be sightseers, visitors to historic buildings or the more knowledgeable connoisseur.