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By Jean Castex

Covering all areas of Italy―from Turin's Palace of work in northern Italy to the Monreale Cathedral and Cloister in Sicily―and all sessions of Italian architecture―from the first-century Colosseum in Rome to the Casa Rustica residences inbuilt Milan within the 1930s―this quantity examines over 70 of Italy's most vital architectural landmarks. Writing in an authoritative but attractive kind, Jean Castex, professor of architectural historical past on the Versailles college of structure, describes the gains, capabilities, and historic value of every constitution. along with idetifying situation, sort, architects, and sessions of preliminary building and significant renovations, the cross-referenced and illustrated entries additionally spotlight architectural and historic phrases defined within the Glossay and finish with an invaluable directory of additional info assets. the amount additionally deals ready-reference lists of entries by means of place, architectural type, and period of time, in addition to a basic bibliography, a close topic index, and a complete introductory evaluation of Italian architecture.

Entries conceal significant architectural constructions in addition to smaller websites, together with every thing from the well known dome of St. Peter's on the Vatican to the Fiat Lingotto Plant in Turin. perfect for faculty and highschool scholars, in addition to for basic readers, this entire examine the structure of Italy is an quintessential addition to each architectural reference collection.

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