A magnificently illustrated guide to the global history of architecture—updated to include the non-western world and works from women
The Second Edition of this historical architectural guide gives you a deeper knowledge and wider perspective of traditions in architecture throughout the world—from prehistoric through modern structures. Extensively and beautifully illustrated, the book includes photos, plans, scales for world-famous structures such as the Parthenon, Versailles, the Brooklyn Bridge, and many others.
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A World History of Architecture gives a truly global coverage...the three essential attributes of architecture..are brilliantly explored in this book.. -- The Good Read
An excellent primer, this heavyweight volume takes full account of the non-Western traditions. -- Sunday Times (Culture)
There are any number of architectural survey texts..this recent offering from Laurence King Publishing is the most comprehensive and pleasing of them all.. -- Perspective
Michael Fazio is emeritus professor of architecture at Mississippi State University. He is the author of The Domestic Architecture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
Marian Moffett taught architectural history at the University of Tennessee. Her publications include A History of Western Architecture, and East Tennessee Cantilever Barns.
Lawrence Wodehouse taught architectural history at the University of Dundee and various American universities.
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