Architectural Styles

A typical situation: You are visiting a city with beautiful historical buildings. But what epoch are they from? If you know this you will see the city with new eyes and make many interesting discoveries: from the Romanesque period to Art Nouveau, and Anglo-Saxon architecture such as Norman Style, Early English to Perpendicular Style, Tudor or Palladianism.With this app you no longer have to guess. You will recognize instantly in which architectural style the building was built because, on your iPhone or iPod touch, you have all the important features at your fingertips!The classical style epochs are described and shown with numerous illustrations beginning with the Romanesque period through Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo, Classicism and Historicism to Art Nouveau. Characteristics Ground plan Construction and things worth knowing Columns and capitals Windows and portals Ornamentation Database of buildings. More than 900 important emblematic buildings from all epochs from twenty-seven countries (Europe, North America, South America) with links to Google maps.Not only the great style epochs are presented but also architectural idiosyncrasies such as the Spanish Mudjar Style, influenced by Moorish elements; the northern European Brickwork Gothic; the South American Colonial Baroque and the North American Federal Style.In the series KNOW-IT-ALL there are different Apps available in interesting and useful fields of knowledge. Find out more on our website.We look forward to your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
Price USD 2.99
License Purchase
File Size 22.89 MB
Version 2.0
Operating System iOS
System Requirements Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later. iTunes account required