Buildings Across Time: An Introduction to World Architecture

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Buildings Across Time: An Introduction to World Architecture
Authors: Michael Fazio
Year: 2018
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Language: english
ISBN 13: 9781259913778
ISBN 3961259913775
Categorie: Architecture
Pages: 625
Edition: Kindle eBook

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Buildings Across Time: An Introduction to World Architecture

Michael Fazio, Marian Moffett, Lawrence Wodehouse

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Buildings Across Time Fifth Edition 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 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 Americas Africa China Southeast Asia Russia and Japan.Buildings Across Time is a diverse sampling of the built environment written in a straightforward but lively style that is rich with detail. The text contains extensive descriptive narrative leavened with focused critical analysis which allows the book to stand alone and invites lecturers to impose their studied interpretations on the material without the danger of undue ambiguity or conflict. In a world that grows smaller by the day it presents a global perspective and in a discipline that concerns built objects that are often beautiful as well as functional it is copiously illustrated intelligently designed and consistently usable.

Categories:
Arts – Architecture

Year:
2018

Edition:
Kindle book

Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education

Language:
english

Pages:
625

ISBN 10:
1259913775

ISBN 13:
9781259913778

File:
292.03 MB

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