The geometric fortification was a quintessential Renaissance creation, uniting engineering, architecture, and geometry. This booklet traces the history of the geometric fortification and its influence on city planning, highlighting the CCA’s extensive collection of fortification treatises and manuscripts, which represent many of the principal works on military architecture from the sixteenth into the nineteenth century.
Text by Michael J. Lewis. Book design by Glenn Goluska.
Softcover, 31 pages. Bilingual English/French edition.