Architectural drawing is the two-dimensional depiction of architectural objects (buildings, structural components, structural elements, ornaments, etc.) and, in a broader sense, of themes of structural technology, proportional geometry, and architectural theory. It consists of iconic signs of a high degree of abstraction that together make a generally understandable code based on geometrical foundations. Thi…
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Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Executive editor of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy.
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