Architectural Graphic Standards

ARCHITECTURE

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Architectural Graphic Standards

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Architectural Drawing and Light Construction

For courses in Architectural Drawing and Design, Construction Materials and Methods, and Residential Design and Construction.Using clear, concise explanations and numerous illustrations, the Sixth Edition of this text retains the thorough approach of the previous edition to introduce the basics of architectural design and practice along with construction documentation and practice. It combines the best examples of manually drawn graphics and computer generated graphics along with up-to-date information on the latest building codes and construction materials.

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Medieval Castles

A history and discussion of those fortified private dwellings, known as castles, which were built in Europe only during the Middle Ages, with particular attention to those of Britain.

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Bradley A. Ault and Lisa C. Nevett
Ancient Greek Houses and Households: Chronological, Regional, and Social Diversity

Seeking to expand both the geographical range and the diversity of sites considered in the study of ancient Greek housing, Ancient Greek Houses and Households takes readers beyond well-established studies of the ideal classical house and now-famous structures of Athens and Olynthos.

Bradley A. Ault and Lisa C. Nevett have brought together an international team of scholars who draw upon recent approaches to the study of households developed in the fields of classical archaeology, ancient history, and anthropology. The essays cover a broad range of chronological, geographical, and social contexts and address such topics as the structure and variety of households in ancient Greece, facets of domestic industry, regional diversity in domestic organization, and status distinctions as manifested within households.

Ancient Greek Houses and Households views both Greek houses and the archeological debris found within them as a means of investigating the basic unit of Greek society: the household. Through this approach, the essays successfully point the way toward a real integration between material and textual data, between archeology and history.

Contributors include William Aylward (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Nicholas Cahill (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Manuel Fiedler (Freie Universität, Berlin), Franziska Lang (Humboldt Universität, Berlin), Monike Trümper (Universität Heidelberg), and Barbara Tsakirgis (Vanderbilt University, Nashville).

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Walls: Defenses Throughout History

Discusses why and how walls have been constructed throughout history, around cities, castles, even countries.

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The History of Castles: Fortifications Around the World

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The Chateaux of France

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