A World History of Architecture

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  • Author : Marian Moffett
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Pages : 592 pages
  • ISBN : 9781856693714
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A World History of Architecture

A World History of Architecture
  • Author : Marian Moffett,Michael W. Fazio,Lawrence Wodehouse
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release : 25 September 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 World History of Architecture

A World History of Architecture
  • Author : Michael W. Fazio,Marian Moffett,Lawrence Wodehouse
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 25 September 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

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

Architecture in Wood

Architecture in Wood
  • Author : Will Pryce
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release : 03 February 2016
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Wood has unique qualities, yet is undervalued or ignored in histories of architecture. However, leading designers around the world are increasingly drawn to it to satisfy social and environmental needs. Will Pryce, the most admired architectural photographer in Britain, has travelled the world seeking both famous and obscure buildings in wood. Intensely dramatic but not over-dramatized, technically flawless, but not merely documentary, his photographs convey all the excitement of encountering these amazing structures first hand. In the substantial text he

A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Mark Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release : 25 September 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 World History of Art

A World History of Art
  • Author : Hugh Honour,John Fleming
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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Over two decades this art historical tour de force has consistently proved the classic introduction to humanity's artistic heritage. From our paleolithic past to our digitised present, every continent and culture is covered in an articulate and well-balanced discussion. In this Seventh Edition, the text has been revised to embrace developments in archaeology and art historical research, while the renowned contemporary art historian Michael Archer has greatly expanded the discussion of the past twenty years, providing a new perspective on

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

Building with Light

Building with Light
  • Author : Robert Elwall
  • Publisher : Merrell Pub Limited
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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Ever since its invention, photography has enjoyed a close and mutually stimulating relationship with architecture - an association underlined by one description of photography as "building with light". So well established is this link that photography is now regarded as the easiest and most reliable means of making architecture and its ideas accessible to a wider public. Our first, sometimes our only, impression of a building often comes from a photograph, and the skilled photographer can help us to see

A World History of Art

A World History of Art
  • Author : Hugh Honour,John Fleming
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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A World History of Art is widely regarded as the most up-to-date and wide-ranging history ever published in a single volume. This new edition has been enlarged and redesigned giving it a more contemporary, 'open' look. The coverage of art has been expanded right into the twenty-first century, with the addition of 34 new images of contemporary art. Three new urban development boxes have been added on the ancient Greek, medieval and contemporary city. The coverage of African art has been

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 and critically sensitive synthesis of what we now know of the material and 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 the material culture of our forebears, from building to clothing, food, ritual and dance, was inextricably bound up with the mode of survival obtained in a particular place and time...It is a study that will surely

Gardner s Art through the Ages A Global History

Gardner s Art through the Ages  A Global History
  • Author : Fred S. Kleiner
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 01 January 2015
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Author and award-winning scholar-professor Fred Kleiner continues to set the standard for art history textbooks, combining impeccable and authoritative scholarship with an engaging approach that discusses the most significant artworks and monuments in their full historical and cultural contexts. The most widely read and respected history of art and architecture in the English language for over 85 years, the 15th edition of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY includes nearly 200 new images, new pedagogical box features, images that have

Gardner s Art through the Ages A Global History

Gardner s Art through the Ages  A Global History
  • Author : Fred S. Kleiner
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 01 January 2015
GET THIS BOOK Gardner s Art through the Ages A Global History

Author and award-winning scholar-professor Fred Kleiner continues to set the standard for art history textbooks, combining impeccable and authoritative scholarship with an engaging approach that discusses the most significant artworks and monuments in their full historical and cultural contexts. The most widely read and respected history of art and architecture in the English language for over 85 years, the 15th edition of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, VOLUME I includes nearly 200 new images, new pedagogical box features, images

Buildings across Time An Introduction to World Architecture

Buildings across Time  An Introduction to World Architecture
  • Author : Lawrence Wodehouse,Marian Moffett,Michael Fazio
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release : 28 December 2012
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Buildings Across Time offers a survey of world architecture both for students taking introductory courses and for the general reader simply interested in buildings. The authors have searched out the stories these buildings have to tell, considered the intentions of the people who built them, and examined the lives of those who used them. The text begins with prehistory and ends with early twenty-first century. It covers the Western tradition as well as works in the Islamic world, the pre-Columbian