A Global History of Architecture
John Wiley & Sons, 9. sep. 2010 - 816 sider
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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A decade after the 100th anniversary of Banister Fletcher's venerable and indispensable A History of Architecture (20th ed.) comes this fresh, one-volume historical encyclopedia of world architecture ... Læs hele anmeldelsen
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