Beautifully reprinted in a facsimile edition, and compiled and edited by Schinkel himself, this book is a summation of his life-long search for the timeless values of utility and beauty in architecture. Princeton Architectural Press's Reprint Series was established in 1981 to make rare volumes on architecture available to a wider audience. The books' beautiful reproductions and finest quality printing and binding match those of the originals, while their 9-by-12-inch format makes them accessible and affordable. New introductions bring a modern voice to these classic texts, updating them to become invaluable contemporary resources. These critically acclaimed books are an essential addition to any library.Schinkel, Karl F. is the author of 'Sammlung Architektonischer Entwurfe (Collection of Architectural Designs) - Karl Friedrich Schinkel - Hardcover - New complete ed' with ISBN 9780910413565 and ISBN 0910413568.