The story of architecture

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Phaidon, Aug 14, 1997 - Architecture - 351 pages
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This work is a general introduction to architecture told through a narrativeequence of 21 chapters, each charting a stage in the devlopment ofrchitecture. These chapters divide the text into natural study unitsovering the entire world and the whole of human architectural history.;ithout using technical language, Patrick Nuttgens draws on his ownrchitectural experience to enable the reader to enter the mind of therchitects - trying always to answer the simple question such as: "Why is itike that ?"

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Patrick Nuttgens was a professor of Architecture and Director of the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies at York University. He was a respected architect and a widely published author.

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