Comment Xenotheka_39 I came across this post as I was searching for ‘fortification’, as well as the term ‘defense’. The book is called: ‘Neü-herfürgegebene Kriegsarchitektur’. Its main focus is very similar to mine, which is about warfare architecture: defense, attack and fortification. In the Xenotheka search the publisher of this post seems to have come…
First I wrote down some words, that I thought to stand in connection with the topic of my book: Fortification, attack, defense, warfare, attack, etc. Next I had planned to type them into Alice and get my results. Easy as that. But I had some trouble figuring Alice out. It took me a while but…
The book, whose full title Translates from French to: “the universal art of fortifications, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and compounds.” Is followed by a subtitle sentence which reads: “With the Art of attacking fortified places by surprise and by force, and also to defend fortified places against surprises and force.” Those two sentences already contain…
Jean du Bruil 1674 I chose the following pages because they show that the concepts architecture follows are timeless. The basic geometric constructions do not have to change and they will never have to change. We don’t build fortresses like that today, but we build them exactly the same.
L‘Art universel des fortifications Jean Du Breuil Published 1674 Student #21-939-319 Lydia Gugger Task 1 Task 2