Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A History of Building Types” as Want to Read:
A History of Building Types
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A History of Building Types

3.84  ·  Rating Details ·  19 Ratings  ·  1 Review
This first survey of building types ever written remains an essential guide to vital and often overlooked features of the architectural and social inheritance of the West. Here Nikolaus Pevsner shares his immense erudition and keenly discerning eye with readers curious about the ways in which architecture reflects the character of society. He describes twenty types of ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published December 21st 1979 by Princeton University Press (first published June 1st 1976)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A History of Building Types, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A History of Building Types

Community Reviews

(showing 1-49)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Kozák Zsuzsanna
Kozák Zsuzsanna rated it it was amazing
Jun 20, 2013
Nela Mini
Nela Mini rated it liked it
Jun 11, 2015
Morisa MO
Morisa MO rated it it was ok
Sep 18, 2015
Danielle Ribeiro
Danielle Ribeiro rated it really liked it
May 09, 2016
Jennifer Burns
Jennifer Burns rated it it was amazing
Mar 29, 2016
Jakko
Jakko rated it liked it
Jul 18, 2012
Caglar Y
Caglar Y rated it it was amazing
Feb 25, 2015
Antal Zöldy
Antal Zöldy rated it it was amazing
Dec 02, 2015
Sergiusz Pol
Sergiusz Pol rated it it was amazing
Jul 08, 2014
Owen
Owen rated it it was amazing
Oct 05, 2016
Feeke
Feeke rated it liked it
Aug 01, 2012
Artur Kalil
Artur Kalil rated it it was ok
Aug 29, 2014
Raymond
Raymond rated it liked it
Jan 22, 2015
Maxwell Purrington
Maxwell Purrington rated it liked it
May 22, 2011
Rob Sewell
Rob Sewell rated it really liked it
Nov 15, 2015
Ginny
Ginny rated it really liked it
Dec 30, 2015
Saiska
Sep 11, 2009 Saiska rated it really liked it
sebuah buku referensi dari dosen..
Amanda
Amanda rated it it was amazing
Dec 17, 2012
Jolene den Boer
Jolene den Boer rated it liked it
Apr 06, 2014
Paula
Paula added it
Apr 01, 2008
Marit
Marit marked it as to-read
Mar 19, 2011
Samanth
Samanth marked it as to-read
Aug 29, 2011
Douglas Koehne
Douglas Koehne marked it as to-read
Oct 12, 2011
Meiraheld
Meiraheld marked it as to-read
Jan 02, 2012
Ryan
Ryan marked it as to-read
Feb 27, 2015
Liliana Amundaraín
Liliana Amundaraín marked it as to-read
May 31, 2012
Robert
Robert added it
Jun 17, 2012
Joe
Joe marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2012
Emilie
Emilie added it
Jan 04, 2013
Molly
Molly marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2012
Lukas
Lukas added it
Aug 18, 2012
Emankilany
Emankilany marked it as to-read
Sep 22, 2012
Hanna
Hanna marked it as to-read
Mar 22, 2013
Ian
Ian marked it as to-read
Apr 06, 2013
Yulia Bilous
Yulia Bilous marked it as to-read
Apr 11, 2013
Fernanda Dallarosa
Fernanda Dallarosa marked it as to-read
Apr 20, 2013
Mark
Mark marked it as to-read
Jul 03, 2013
Claudia Perez
Claudia Perez marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2013
Hari
Hari marked it as to-read
Jul 30, 2013
Hazal
Hazal marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2013
Ioana Anton
Ioana Anton marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2013
Max Kuo
Max Kuo marked it as to-read
Oct 15, 2013
Thijs
Thijs added it
Oct 20, 2013
Magdalena Milosz
Magdalena Milosz is currently reading it
Oct 25, 2013
Kristi
Kristi added it
Dec 28, 2013
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Sir Nikolaus Pevsner was one of the twentieth century's most learned and stimulating writers on art and architecture. He established his reputation with Pioneers of Modern Design, though he is probably best known for his celebrated series of guides, The Buildings of England, acknowledged as one of the great achievements of twentieth-century scholarship. He was also founding editor of The Pelican H ...more
More about Nikolaus Pevsner...

Share This Book