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 that characterized each time period. Spanning from 3,500 b.c.e. to the present, this unique guide is written by an architectural all-star team who emphasize connections, contrasts and influences, reminding us that history is not linear and that everything was ‘modern architecture’ in its day. This new third edition has been updated with new drawings from Professor Ching, including maps with more information and color, expanded discussion on contemporary architecture, and in-depth chapter introductions that set the stage for global views. The all-new online enhanced companion site brings history to life, providing a clearer framework through which to interpret and understand architecture through the ages.
Unique in its non-Eurocentrism, this book provides a fresh survey of architectural history with a truly global perspective, fulfilling the National Architectural Accrediting Board’s requirements for ‘non-Western’ architecture in history education.
● Track the history of architecture through a comparative timeline that spans the globe
● Learn how disparate design styles evolved side-by-side, and which elements migrated where
● Delve into non-Western architecture with expert insight and an historical perspective
● Explore further with an online Interactive Resource Center featuring digital learning tools
Escalating globalization has expanded our perspective of both history and architecture beyond Europe and the U.S. Today’s architects are looking far beyond the traditional boundaries, and history shows us that structures’ evolution from shelter to art mirrors the hopes and fears of society along the way. A Global History of Architecture takes you inside history itself to witness the the growth and movements that built our world.
Name: A Global History of Architecture 3rd Edition
Author: Francis D. K. Ching, Mark M. Jarzombek, Vikramaditya Prakash
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