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The Elements of Classical Architecture

The Elements of Classical Architecture

Georges Gromort, Henry Hope Reed (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-393-73051-7

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256 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Measuring and drawing classical buildings was the cornerstone of instruction at the famous Ecole des Beaux-Arts, and it remains the best training for an architect. This book reproduces two important texts by Georges Gromort, professor of architecture at the Ecole for half a century, with the addition of photographs of the buildings, still standing, on which the plates were based, and ten American drawings in the classical style.