A World History of Architecture / Edition 2

A World History of Architecture / Edition 2

by Michael Fazio, Marian Moffett, Lawrence Wodehouse
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071544798

ISBN-13: 9780071544795

Pub. Date: 02/04/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

A magnificently illustrated guide to the global history of architecture—updated to include the non-western world and works from women

The Second Edition of this historical architectural guide gives you a deeper knowledge and wider perspective of traditions in architecture throughout the world—from prehistoric through modern structures. Extensively

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A magnificently illustrated guide to the global history of architecture—updated to include the non-western world and works from women

The Second Edition of this historical architectural guide gives you a deeper knowledge and wider perspective of traditions in architecture throughout the world—from prehistoric through modern structures. Extensively and beautifully illustrated, the book includes photos, plans, scales for world-famous structures such as the Parthenon, Versailles,
the Brooklyn Bridge, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071544795
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/04/2008
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.80(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Beginnings of Architecture

Chapter 2. The Greek World

Chapter 3. The Architecture of Ancient India and Southeast Asia

Chapter 4. Traditional Architecture of China and Japan

Chapter 5. The Roman World

Chapter 6. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture

Chapter 7. Islamic Architecture

Chapter 8. Early Medieval and Romanesque Architecture

Chapter 9. Gothic Architecture

Chapter 10. Indigenous Architecture in the Pre-Columbian Americas

Chapter 11. Renaissance Architecture

Chapter 12. Baroque Architecture

Chapter 13. The Eighteenth Century

Chapter 14. Nineteenth Century Developments

Chapter 15. The Twentieth Century and Modernism

Chapter 16. Modernisms in the Mid- and Late-Twentieth Century

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