Renaissance Architecture and Ornament in Spain

Prentice, Andrew N. Renaissance Architecture and Ornament in Spain: A Series of Examples Selected from the Purest Works Executed between the Years 1500-1560. Architectural Book Pub. Co.: New York, n.d.

Collection: Ayres & Ayres, Architects

Renaissance Architecture and Ornament in Spain is a collection of measured drawings rendered and assembled by British architect, Andrew Prentice. This volume is a reprint, incorporating 60 plates from the original publication. Plans, sections, elevations and details of significant and exemplary building from the Spanish Renaissance are included, generating an homogenous image the era’s architecture. The materials included establish a specific architectural vocabulary that no doubt informed the twentieth-century revival work produced by Atlee and Robert Ayres.

Dewey call number: 724.1 P918, c.2

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  1. It always facinates me looking at the works of historical architects. It amazes me the level of detail and the skill involved in producing drawings. It seems to be a talent that is fading from society with many current architects relying to heavily on computers to produce drawings for them.

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