Sir Banister Fletcher Glossary

by Murray Fraser (Ed)

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2018

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  • 10.5040/9781350122741
  • 978-1-3501-2274-1
  • 2019
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From abacus to ziyada, the Sir Banister Fletcher Glossary contains over 900 key architectural terms, clearly explained and defined. Taken from Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture, the glossary covers a complete range of technical, design, and historical terms, including non-English language vocabulary, and serves both as a core reference resource and an invaluable primer to enhancing the reader’s understanding of global architectural history