The Gothic Cathedral 2004 г Мягкая обложка, 304 стр ISBN 0-500-27681-1 Мелованная бумага инфо 396r.

Book Description "The Gothic Cathedrals" of the Middle Ages are among the world's supreme architectural achievements Hundreds of these great churches were built throughout Europe in a rich variety oбхшезf styles between c 1130 and c 1530, all of them representing an investment of money and effort so immense that it is difficult to find a modern parallel Christopher Wilson focuses here on the interaction between design and the requirements of patrons, following the вдювнcreative processes of architects by reconstructing the problems and opportunities that they faced He discusses chronology, structural techniques, and stylistic developments and then goes further, seeing the story as a sequence of choices from which new challenges and solutions arose 221 illustrations Издание на английском языке Иллюстрации Автор Christopher Wilson.