Greek design & decoration: three centuries of architectural style

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Melissa Publishing House, 1999 - Architecture - 285 pages
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To thumb through the pages of this stunning volume is to experience the beauty and variety of Greek architectural decoration from around 1700 to the mid-20th century. Glorious color photographs reveal exquisite murals and reliefs, painted and tiled interiors and exteriors -- and a wealth of rich, vibrant color.The text guides readers through the splendors of Greek architecture, while the close-up photographs -- ranging from small, simple rural homes and churches to strikingly decorated mansions and public buildings -- showcase the distinctive elements of Greek style and provide ideas for incorporating that style into today's homes.

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Philippides (Mediterranean Houses: Greece) examines vernacular architectural decoration in Greek buildings, most particularly homes, during the three centuries surrounding the War of Independence from ... Read full review


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