9780071417518

A World History of Architecture

  • ISBN 13:

    9780071417518

  • ISBN 10:

    0071417516

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 08/28/2003
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Here is a fascinating account of architecture throughout the modern world--with examples from prehistoric to modern times. Coverage includes Western architecture as well as that of Pre-Columbian, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Southeast Asian.

The author includes a worldwide survey of important monuments, residences, government buildings, and religious structures, complete with photos, plans, and scales, including:

* The Parthenon
* Cheops Pyramid
* Pantheon
* Hadrian's Wall
* Versailles
* Monticello
* The Brooklyn Bridge
* Boston Public Library
* Rockefeller Center
* Fallingwater
* The High Museum

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