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Fully illustrated in 18 chapters (Art in Architecture: made visible), nearly 800 pages with 2,500+ images. Made into 10 downloads for a quick and easy trouble free transmission, each chapter between 50-100MB’s. There is also a free sample download including a free Chester City Walls planned 2-part walk spit into a morning 3 hours, a lunch break and a further afternoon 3-hour walk. Each walk is fully illustrated in chapter 16 Roman Chester is nearly 200 pages, tracing your walks history with 100’s of original prints, paintings and up-to-date-photographs.
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Index to Illustrated Chapters 1-18:
1 Introduction: History Timescale: Styles and Periods: Charts and Maps Mesolithic, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Gothic, Georgian, Art Deco, Modern
2 Roman Empire: from Eastern to Western Maps, Countries from around the whole Mediterranean
3 Early Roman architecture, Temples, Palaces, Cirrus, Public Baths, Forums, Colosseum, Monuments, Fountains, and Domestic architecture
4 Rome’s Architecture: many sample buildings, now lost for ever, illustrated from original hand coloured antique prints
5 Images from classical 17th C prints of Rome’s Forum, photographs of the best frescos from Pompeii Ruins, showing the buildings and artefacts as they were in 78 AD.
6 200+ Antique prints and new images of Rome’s finest buildings, all in full colour
7 Examples of the Parthenon’s restoration, together with the stonemason’s working methods
8 Illustrated theories of proportion, symmetry, perspectives including shadows, over 90+ antique and modern examples
9 Examples of old and new architecture, learn from the past to make a better future, over 100+ images
10 Romanesque, British and European architecture, almost 100+ all from antique prints
11 European Gothic, many British, French and German Churches and Cathedrals architectural 150+ detail antique drawings
12 Detailed working drawings of woodworking and joinery, 150+ antique prints, windows, doors, staircases, roofs
13 Baroque architecture 1600-1750 British and European, illustrated in over 100+ antique prints and a few photographs
14 Large collection of British large houses, Ex Abbey’s, Castles, Halls, Manors, Mansions illustrated in 100+ antique prints and few photographs
15 Georgian British, European and American 1714-1830, illustrated in 75+ antique prints and few photographs
16 Roman Chester over 500+ antique and new photographs showing Chester’s full architectural history and how it looks today. Mumfordbooks have published a free map* see free sample download (with every eBook). Chester City Walls Walking Map, with planned routes in conjunction with chapter 16. Starting from 1 Watergate following a “Morning 3-hour route”, with lunch break along Pepper Street. 2“Afternoon 3-hour route”, starting from St. John’s Church. We recommend two all day carparks Watergate-Racecourse and Little-Roodee carpark. There are more carparks within the City walls some have wheelchair access
17 Architectural examples of decoration, stone and wood, ornamentation and pattern, internal and external, used mainly on older buildings up the 1930’s. From the WWII building became rectangular boxed shape. Slowly they morphed into curves, then the competition exploded
Now you have almost any shape that will withstand gravity. That’s OK for the architect’s ego and his show-off creation, I question the buildings lifespan and running costs?
18 Summery Examples: Human creativity, individualism from the earliest cave-dwellers to the mud-hut there is an overwhelming desire to decorate to enrich their surroundings. I have used illustrations of doors and doorways to put my visual point across. I enjoyed doing this grouping the different styles together, their verity in colour and shape is extraordinary, enjoy.