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The British architect, or, The builder"s treasury of staircases

The British architect, or, The builder"s treasury of staircases

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Published by Printed for and sold by R. Sayer in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1973. On 1 microfilm reel with other titles ; 35 mm. (American architectural books. Supplement based on the Helen Park list ; reel 12, no. 79).

Other titlesBuilder"s treasury of staircases., British architect.
Statementby Abraham Swan.
SeriesAmerican architectural books., reel 12, no. 79.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 69000 (N)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, 16 p., 60 leaves of plates
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2797429M
LC Control Number83226998

  Published in Philadelphia in , the work was “a handsome reprint of Abraham Swan’s The British Architect, first published in London in Its designs are for public buildings or dwelling houses conceived in the grand manner” (Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society). The title-page identifies Abraham Swan as an architect, though he had been called a carpenter in the first . Staircases can reveal much about the individual architect's approach to design, construction and building materials. Despite the ever-widening range of ready-made components on the market, an expertly made staircase aptly fitting the building is still a hallmark of good architecture. In this volume, the current state of technology in stair construction is reviewed, providing a comprehensive.

Abraham Swan, The British Architect: or, The Builder’s Treasury of Stair-Cases (London, ). The Library Company, by the time of the Revolution, owned the largest collection of architectural books in the colonies. Valued and popular, these design books and manuals provided instructions and models. Her Majesty's Treasury (HM Treasury), sometimes referred to as the Exchequer, or more informally the Treasury, is the department of the Government of the United Kingdom responsible for developing and executing the government's public finance policy and economic Treasury maintains the Online System for Central Accounting and Reporting (OSCAR), the replacement for the Combined Online Employees: FTE (+ in DMO).

  A grand staircase was the pièce de résistance in many historic buildings, from Michelangelo’s sensual take within the Laurentian Library in Florence, Italy, to San Francisco’s City Hall, a backdrop for thousands of weddings.“There was a time when the staircase was a sculptural event as you entered and exited a building,” says David Burney, FAIA, former commissioner of the New York. It emulated classical Greek architecture – a style which had become increasingly popular since the s when western Europeans 'rediscovered' ancient Greece. The building was completed in , using the latest technology: concrete floors, a cast-iron frame filled in with London stock brick, and Portland stone on the front layer of the building.


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