A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture

Book - 2007
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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.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2007.
ISBN: 9780471268925
0471268925
Branch Call Number: 720.9 C539
Characteristics: xvi, 800 p. : ill. (some col.), maps.
Additional Contributors: Prakash, Vikramaditya
Jarzombek, Mark

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