Tlalnepantla: Plazola Editores; Editorial Noriega, 1999. b/w and color plates, diags., plans, elevations, tbls., meas. draws., bibl. (p. 735-736), illus. endpapers, color pict. d.j. Item #96873
An encyclopedia of architecture that includes definition and architectural terms illustrated with many plates. Each volume represents a part of the history of the development of architecture from most cultures and countries with information on their styles, main cities, architects and representative work, along with building genres with detailed analysis of each of its parts and their relationships. This major reference also comprises the types of buildings and norms, historic development, classification, urban aspect, architectural programs, functionality diagrams, area studies, descriptive memories, definitive projects and the corresponding photographs of finished constructions by professionals. This 8th volume comprises chapters dedicated to Metropolitan, Military Buildings, Facilities for disabled, Museums and galleries, Observatory and Offices. Contents: Introducción -- Contenido de la Enciclopedia -- Mesopotamia -- Metropolitano -- México -- Militares -- Minusválidos -- Museo -- Observatorio -- Oficinas -- Créditos -- Bibliografía e Índice Onomástico.