Comment on Argument_38: “A complete Body of architecture” by Isaac Ware seems to be very similiar to your book. Not only does it only consist of ten books, which is how I came across your book, but it also tries to give a general overview on some broad but important aspects of architecture. Mine is…
As I explored the relationships and connections of my book “A complete body of architecture” by Isaac Ware, I looked for content that my book holds with other books, across space and time. To do so, I adopted the digital library of Xenotheka. I explored this universe of connections with Alice, a special search engine of Xenotheka…
When I first started my search for similar books to Isaac Ware’s “A complete body of architecture” I was very unsure what to search for. In task 2 I found out, that this book is ten books combined into one, where each one focuses on a different category or element that is related to architecture,…
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Friends with an old book I Argument Isaac Ware, an English architect who lived from 1704 to 1766, wrote a comprehensive work on architecture. He worked as a translator for Andrea Palladio, an Italian Renaissance architect. After growing up in poor conditions, he was adopted, where his talent was quickly recognised. He was a member…
A complete body of architecture was written by Isaac Ware, who was an English architect and lived from 1704 to 1766. He worked as a translator of Andrea Palladio, an Italian Renaissance architect. After growing up in poverty he got adopted where his talent was recognised quickly. He was a member of the St. Martin’s…
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At first glance the book seemed to be in pretty good shape and the book cover felt very sturdy. However the pages already had small tears, stains and were undulating which is why we were reminded to be gentle with them.
Ich habe diese beiden Seiten ausgewählt, da im ersten Bild die Säule textlich gut beschrieben bzw. erklärt wird und auf dem zweiten Bild die verschiedenen Ordnungen noch bildlich dargestellt sind.