A Global History of Architecture

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  • Author : Mark M. Jarzombek
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 864 pages
  • ISBN : 0470902485
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A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Mark M. Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 October 2011
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Praise for the First Edition "Because of its exceptionally wide perspective, even architectural historians who do not teach general survey courses are likely to enjoy and appreciate it." —Annali d'architettura "Not only does A Global History of Architecture own the territory (of world architecture), it pulls off this audacious task with panache, intelligence, and—for the most part—grace." —Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Revised and updated—the compelling history of the world's great architectural achievements Organized along

A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Mark Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release : 20 April 2021
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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

A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Mark M. Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 23 March 2017
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The gold-standard exploration of architecture's global evolution A Global History of Architecture provides a comprehensive tour through the ages, spinning the globe to present the landmark architectural movements that characterized each time period. Spanning from 3,500 b.c.e. to the present, this unique guide is written by an architectural all-star team who emphasize connections, contrasts and influences, reminding us that history is not linear and that everything was 'modern architecture' in its day. This new third edition has been updated

A World History of Architecture

A World History of Architecture
  • Author : Marian Moffett,Michael W. Fazio,Lawrence Wodehouse
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release : 20 April 2021
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The Roman architect and engineer Vitruvius declared firmitas, utilitas, and venustas-firmness, commodity, and delight- to be the three essential attributes of architecture. These qualities are brilliantly explored in this book, which uniquely comprises both a detailed survey of Western architecture, including Pre-Columbian America, and an introduction to architecture from the Middle East, India, Russia, China, and Japan. The text encourages readers to examine closely the pragmatic, innovative, and aesthetic attributes of buildings, and to imagine how these would have been

A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Mark M. Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 February 2011
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Praise for the First Edition "Because of its exceptionally wide perspective, even architectural historians who do not teach general survey courses are likely to enjoy and appreciate it." —Annali d'architettura "Not only does A Global History of Architecture own the territory (of world architecture), it pulls off this audacious task with panache, intelligence, and—for the most part—grace." —Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Revised and updated—the compelling history of the world's great architectural achievements Organized along

A World History of Architecture

A World History of Architecture
  • Author : Michael W. Fazio,Marian Moffett,Lawrence Wodehouse
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 April 2021
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Updated with expanded coverage of non-western architecture, this new edition uniquely comprises a detailed survey of Western architecture as well as architecture from the Middle East, Africa, Central and South America, India, Russia, China and Japan. Written in clear and engaging style, the text encourages readers to examine the pragmatic, innovative and aesthetic attributes of buildings. Artistic, economic, environmental, political, social and technological contexts are discussed. The global reach of the text is matched by a rich assortment of photographs

Architecture of First Societies

Architecture of First Societies
  • Author : Mark M. Jarzombek
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 May 2014
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“This book is the most comprehensively global andcritically sensitive synthesis of what we now know of the materialand socio-cultural evolution of the so-called First Societies.Written by a distinguished architectural historian and theorist,this truly remarkable and indispensable study shows how thematerial culture of our forebears, from building to clothing, food,ritual and dance, was inextricably bound up with the mode ofsurvival obtained in a particular place and time…It is astudy that will surely become required reading for every

A World History of Architecture

A World History of Architecture
  • Author : Michael Fazio,Marian Moffett,Lawrence Wodehouse
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 April 2021
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Updated with expanded coverage of twenty-first century architecture, this new edition uniquely comprises a detailed survey of Western architecture as well as architecture from the Middle East, Africa, Central and South America, India, Russia, China and Japan. Significant revision also includes photographs and textual discussion of around 50 new buildings. Written in a clear and engaging style, the text encourages readers to examine the pragmatic, innovative and aesthetic attributes of buildings. Artistic, economic, environmental, political, social and technological contexts are discussed.

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 06 September 2011
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The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded! An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics using Francis D.K. Ching's signature presentation. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings. From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching's unique style. Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimum double-page spread on large format trim size, so that

A World History of Art

A World History of Art
  • Author : Hugh Honour,John Fleming
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release : 20 April 2021
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Expanded to include the discoveries in prehistoric art as well as the developments in non-Western and modern art since the 6th edition, this is a wide ranging history of art.

Mass Housing

Mass Housing
  • Author : Miles Glendinning
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 25 March 2021
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This major work provides the first comprehensive history of one of modernism's most defining and controversial architectural legacies: the 20th-century drive to provide 'homes for the people'. Vast programmes of mass housing – high-rise, low-rise, state-funded, and built in the modernist style – became a truly global phenomenon, leaving a legacy which has suffered waves of disillusionment in the West but which is now seeing a dramatic, 21st-century renaissance in the booming, crowded cities of East Asia. Providing a global approach to

Introduction to Architecture

Introduction to Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,James F. Eckler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 December 2012
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A survey of the built environment distills the work of legendaryauthor and illustrator Francis D. K. Ching into a single volume Introduction to Architecture presents the essential textsand drawings of Francis D. K. Ching for those new to architectureand design. With his typical highly graphic approach, this is thefirst introductory text from Ching that surveys the design ofspaces, buildings, and cities. In an easy to understand format,readers will explore the histories and theories of architecture,design elements and process,