How Architecture Works (2013)

Index

  • Ideas
  • The Setting
  • Site
  • Plan
  • Structure
  • Skin
  • Details
  • Style
  • The Past
  • Taste

Glossary

acroterion
anciene élève
anthemion
architrave
Art Deco
Arts and Crafts
atelier
attic
baluster
balustrade
banister
Baroque
Bauhaus
bond
Brutalism
cantilever
charette
classicism
Colonial Revival
Composite Order
Corinthian Order
cornice
curtain wall
Deconstructivism
dentils
Doric Order
École des Beaux-Arts
entablature
entasis
esquisse
façade
Federal
flutes
frieze
Georgian
gerberette
Gothic
high tech
International style
Ionic Order
mannerism
maquette
Mediterranean Revival
megastructure
metope
modernism
neoclassicism
oculus
order
parti
pediment
peristyle
pilaster
postmodernism
reinforced concrete
revival
Rococo
Romanesque
scale
Shingle style
Spanish Colonial Revival
Stripped classicism
torus
trelliage
triglyph
Tuscan order
vernacular
Vitruvius

Analysis

Use of classicism vs. Classicism

Use of deconstructivism vs. Deconstructivism

Use of high tech vs. High Tech

Use of modernism vs. Modernism

Use of neoclassicism vs. Neoclassicism

Use of postermodernism vs. Postmodernism

Use of revival vs. Revival

Sources Cited

Rybczynski, Witold. How Architecture Works: A Humanist’s Toolkit. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.