Precedents in Architecture provides students with a foundation for understanding architecture and creating their own designs through the examination of works by internationally known architects. A unique diagrammatic technique is used to analyze over 100 existing buildings and illustrate meaningful architectural concepts. Students become familiar thinking in terms of parti- the assumptions behind an architectural design and the choices made when realizing that design. The new Fourth Edition will examine work by current well-known architects from around the world that have emerged in the field in the past decade.
Roger H. Clark, FAIA
, is an ACSA Distinguished Professor of Architecture in the College of Design at North Carolina State University and a practicing architect. He has received more than fifty design awards, publishes regularly in professional journals, and coauthored Kinetic Architecture
Michael Pause, PhD, is a former professor in the College of Design at North Carolina State University. During his thirty-three-year tenure at NCSU, he received fourteen university awards for excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring. He is currently a color and light, graphic and residential design consultant.