A Global History of Architecture

Forsideomslag
John Wiley & Sons, 9. sep. 2010 - 816 sider
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From ancient Chinese civilization to the postmodern world


Organized along a global timeline, A Global History of Architecture presents an innovative approach to the study of architectural history. Spanning from 3,500 B.C.E. to the present, this unique guide is written by an all-star team of architectural experts in their fields who emphasize the connections, contrasts, and influences of architectural movements throughout history. The architectural history of the world comes to life through a unified framework for interpreting and understanding architecture, supplemented by rich drawings from the renowned Frank Ching as well as brilliant photographs.

Architecture and art history enthusiasts will find A Global History of Architecture perpetually at their fingertips.
 

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Indhold

Early Cultures
1
3500 BCE
5
2500 BCE
25
1500 BCE
53
800 BCE
81
400 BCE
109
0
145
200 CE
185
1400 CE
415
1600 CE
463
1700 CE
535
1800 CE
583
1900 CE
627
1950 CE
687
Globalization Takes Command
753
Glossary
759

400 CE
223
600 CE
253
800 CE
283
1000 CE
323
1200 CE
375
Bibliography
769
Photo Credits
778
Index
781
Color Insert
801
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Om forfatteren (2010)

FRANCIS D.K. CHING is Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington. He is the author of numerous architecture and design books, including Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; Architectural Graphics; Interior Design Illustrated; and Building Construction Illustrated, all from Wiley.

MARK M. JARZOMBEK is Director of History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Art, Professor of the History of Architecture at MIT, and author of several books with university presses.

VIKRAMADITYA PRAKASH is Chair and Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington and the author of several academic publications.

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