An accesible visual guide to building styles and detailsAn appealing and easily portable formatGood priceCompanion volume to our isms Understanding Architecture book
Dr Carol Davidson Cragoe is a well-respected academic who specialisesin architectural history. She frequently teaches courses atBirkbeck College in London and she is the author of numerous books andpapers on architectural history.
"An ideal book for the traveller, student of architecture or photographer" Suite101.com, September 14th 2008 'A great little book for anyone interested in architecture, including dozens of fine engravings with extended captions. A dip-in read and effective I-Spy guide.' Western Morning News (January 2010) 'A great pocket-sized aid to understanding the built landscape. Want to know the difference between Gothic and Baroque? A turret and a pinnacle? It's all in here.' Independent on Sunday (December 2010) 'A great pocket-size aid to understanding the built landscape.' Independent on Sunday (December 2010)