By WISSEN DIREKT, Realis Verlags-GmbH
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
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.
• Ground plan
• Construction and things worth knowing
• Columns and capitals
• Windows and portals
• 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 Mudéjar 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.
What's New in Version 2.0
Huge update: More than 900 reference buildings of the different epochs are introduced on single profile pages. Most of them with pictures, www-links, fully geo-localized.
All of this information and many more styles info is available on wikipedia for free.
- Category: Education
- Updated: Feb 12, 2011
- Version: 2.0
- Size: 24.0 MB
- Languages: English, German
- Seller: Realis Verlags-GmbH
- © Realis Verlags-GmbH
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.