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  • Brick - A World History

  • James W Campbell & Will Pryce

  • Thames & Hudson
  • January 2003
  • 978-0-500341-957
  • Hardback
  • 320
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This first comprehensive study of brick is at once an historical account of how bricks have been employed by architects of every period, a technical survey of brickmaking and bricklaying, and an essay in architectural and cultural history.

Arranged chronolgically, the chapters cover
1 Ancient civilizations
2 The Classical World
3 The Medieval World
4 The Birth of the Modern World
5 Enlightenment Ideals
6 Mechanization and Industrialization
7 Into the 20th Century
8 What Future for Brick?.
This first comprehensive study of brick is at once an historical account of how bricks have been employed by architects of every period, a technical survey of brickmaking and bricklaying, and an essay in architectural and cultural history.Arranged chronolgically, the chapters cover1 Ancient civilizations2 The Classical World3 The Medieval World4 The Birth of the Modern World5 Enlightenment Ideals6 Mechanization ...
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