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Building the Georgian City

Building the Georgian City( )
Author: Ayres, James
Series title:The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Ser.
ISBN:978-0-300-07548-9
Publication Date:Sep 1998
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

Georgian architecture had its roots in the Great Fire of London in 1666. Out of that disaster grew the need for rapid redevelopment, which was accomplished through standardization and the relaxation of restrictive practices in the building trades. This book investigates the decline in crafted buildings of the traditional client economies and the introduction of mass produced components that characterized an emerging consumerism. It is an approach that offers fresh insights into...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / History / Baroque & Rococo
Architecture / History / General
Architecture / Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.775 x 11.544 x 1.088 Inches
Book Weight:3.38 Pounds



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