Ching, Francis D. K. ; Mark M. Jarzombek; Vikramaditya Prakash
Title: A Global History of Architecture
Binding: Oversize Hardback
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ Wiley 2006
0471268925 / 9780471268925
Seller ID: 140325
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 800 pages. Glossy pictorial covers. 8 5/8"w x 11 1/4"h.
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.