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Proprietary database. Oxford Art Online enables access and cross-search functionality to Grove and Oxford reference content in one location. Provides access to Grove Art Online, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Includes major architects and architectural topics and recommended readling lists. Includes links to image sources and relevant websites. Continually Updated.
Comprehensive encyclopedia with articles on architecture, artists, periods, sites, styles, and more. Includes bibliographies and black & white illustrations. Updated online version titled Grove Art Online available through Oxford Art Online.
Covers all aspects of architecture, including biographies of major contemporary architects, building types, styles, materials, organizations, etc. Includes bibliographies. Vol. 5 includes supplementary materials and an index.
"This book has its origins in a multilingual dictionary compiled by the International Federation of Landscape Architects committee for the Translation of Technical Terms." English, French, German and Spanish.
Includes illustrations to help identify terms in English, French and German. Each volume focuses on terms associated with specific building types or elements. Volume 11 is the Index Universalis Multilingualis (includes Latin). Earlier editions German and French only.
Includes 4,000 entries plus illustrations. Contains several useful appendices covering abbreviations, conversion tables, and basic technical data for building, framing, lumber, plywood, hardware, electrical and plumbing.
Information clustered around basic aspects of architecture (rather than an alphabetical listing) allows for browsing illustrations while scanning for terms. Includes architectural design, history, and technology. Indexed.
Provides information about architects and defines terms related to architectural and landscape elements, materials, periods, styles, techniques, and building types. Includes line drawings and an extensive bibliography.
Originated in a series of six talks broadcast by the BBC in 1963. Outlines the classical "orders," their expansion and use since the Renaissance and the relationship between the classical tradition and modern architecture. Highly illustrated.
An encyclopedia of prominent architects and buildings in western architectural history. Vol. 1 contains architect entries with biographical data and lists of publications. Includes a buildings name index. Vol. 2 contains architecture entries arranged by country and includes a list of publications relating to each building, with a separate architect index. Illustrated.
Comprehensive encyclopedia with signed articles on architecture, artists, movements, periods, styles, media, and sites. Entries are followed by bibliographies. Contains excellent illustrations, many in color. Vol. 15 is the index and vols. 16-17 cover newer discoveries and perspectives in the world of art.