A Global History of Architecture

Francis D.K. Ching Mark M. Jarzombek Vikramaditya Prakash


A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture

  • Title: A Global History of Architecture
  • Author: Francis D.K. Ching Mark M. Jarzombek Vikramaditya Prakash
  • ISBN: 9780470402573
  • Page: 341
  • Format: Hardcover



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, andFrom 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.


Recent Comments "A Global History of Architecture"

Totally wonderful! Profusely illustrated with photos, diagrams, time lines, maps, floor plans, elevations, and more. Organization is chronological so in just a few pages you see what is going on at that time all over the earth. Really stunning. Out of necessity, it's a large, heavy book: you need to be at a table/desk to use it. Well written and very east to follow. It seems it is a college textbook…I'd love to take such a class. Great book with a zillion places & buildings totally new to [...]

Read this for an excellent online course A Global History of Architecture We didn't read the entire book the 85% we did read was posted online, but I got a copy from the library and skimmed the rest. Lecturer for the class was Mark M. Jarzombek, one of the co-authors of this book.

Read this for my History of Architecture I class.

Amazing book. I did not finish it, I really need to own it.

the book is good


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