New PDF release: A Global History of Architecture

By Mark M. Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash

Praise for the First Edition

"Because of its quite vast point of view, even architectural historians who don't train common survey classes are inclined to get pleasure from and savour it."
Annali d'architettura

"Not merely does A international background of Architecture personal the territory (of international architecture), it pulls off this audacious activity with panache, intelligence, and—for the main part—grace."
Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians

Revised and updated—the compelling heritage of the world's nice architectural achievements

Organized alongside an international timeline, A worldwide heritage of structure, moment Edition has been up-to-date and revised all through to mirror present scholarship. Spanning from 3,500 b.c.e. to the current, this designated advisor is written via an all-star workforce of architectural specialists of their fields who emphasize the connections, contrasts, and affects of architectural routine all through historical past. The architectural heritage of the realm involves lifestyles via a unified framework for examining and figuring out structure, supplemented through wealthy drawings from the popular Frank Ching, in addition to impressive photos. This new moment Edition:

  • Delivers extra assurance of non-Western parts, quite Africa, South Asia, South East Asia, and Pre-Columbian America
  • Is thoroughly re-designed with full-color illustrations throughout
  • Incorporates extra drawings via Professor Ching, together with new maps with additional info and color
  • Meets the necessities set via the nationwide Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) for "non-Western" structure in background education.
  • Offers new connections to a better half site, together with Google EarthTM coordinates for ease of discovering sites.

Architecture and paintings fanatics will locate A worldwide historical past of structure, moment Edition forever at their fingertips.

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