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Surrealist themes in architecture.

Aaron Davies

Surrealist themes in architecture.

by Aaron Davies

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Published by University of East London in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (P.G.Dip.Arch.) University of East London, 1991.

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Open LibraryOL19142906M

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  Kiesler's preoccupation with large, mythical themes reached a climax with the one extant example of his built work, the Shrine of the Book. Completed in , this free-standing pavilion of the. figures described in the book of Revelation from the Bible d. surrealist b. romantic c. medieval d. minimalist Please select the best answer from the choices provided. c. medieval. What themes were common in English architecture? a. ornamental b. classical c. gothic d. Romanesque.


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