Great buildings bring joy to the beholder. But the pleasure increases with knowledge of the bits and pieces from which they are made, of the techniques employed by their builders, of stylistic lineage and deliberate reference to older modes.
This deck of 48 Knowledge Cards introduces the concepts, history, and language of classical architecture. Each card has a deft, lucid drawing of an architectural feature on one side and a concise description on the other. At home, in the classroom, or on your Grand Tour, you’ll be delighted with this entertaining and remarkably informative collection—and you’ll never mistake an apse for an architrave again.
• With 48 fact-filled cards per package, Knowledge Cards are a great source of condensed information—all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards. • Knowledge Cards are like small books—packed full of information and fun • An easy way to learn • Use as flash cards, or as a quiz game
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Our hardcover trade books are Smyth-sewn with lay-flat binding. Our puzzle pieces are thick, interlock immaculately, and have minimal dust. And all of our products are printed on high-quality art reproduction paper with minimal glare, ensuring your long-lasting enjoyment.
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