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Ching, Francis D. K. - A Global History of Architecture, ebook

A Global History of Architecture

Ching, Francis D. K.


The gold-standard exploration of architecture's global evolution
A Global History of Architecture provides a comprehensive tour through the ages, spinning the globe to present the landmark architectural movements

Ballantyne, Andrew - Architectures: Modernism and After, ebook

Architectures: Modernism and After

Ballantyne, Andrew


Architectures: Modernism and After surveys the history of the building from the advent of industrialization to the cultural imperatives of the present moment.
Brings together international art and architectural historians to consider a range of topics

Leach, Andrew - What is Architectural History?, ebook

What is Architectural History?

Leach, Andrew


What is Architectural History? considers the questions and problems posed by architectural historians since the rise of the discipline in the late nineteenth century. How do historians of architecture organise past time and relate it to the present?

Ching, Francis D. K. - Introduction to Architecture, ebook

Introduction to Architecture

Ching, Francis D. K.


Ching into a single volume
Introduction to Architecture presents the essential texts and drawings of Francis D. K. Ching for those new to architecture and design. With his typical highly graphic approach, this is the first introductory

Jarzombek, Mark M. - Architecture of First Societies: A Global Perspective, ebook

Architecture of First Societies: A Global Perspective

Jarzombek, Mark M.


Starting with the dawn of human society, through early civilizations, to the pre-Columbian American tribes, Architecture of First Societies: A Global Perspective traces the different cultural formations that developed in various places throughout the world to form the built environment.

Segawa, Hugo - Architecture of Brazil, ebook

Architecture of Brazil

Segawa, Hugo


Table of contents
1. Brazil Under Urbanization 1862–1945
Hugo Segawa
2. From Anticolonial to Neocolonial Style: The Search for Some Modernity 1880–1926
Hugo Segawa
3. Programmatic Modernism 1917–1932
Hugo Segawa
4. Pragmatic…