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Buildings across time : an introduction to world architecture

Author: Michael W Fazio; Marian Moffett; Lawrence Wodehouse
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Fazio; Marian Moffett; Lawrence Wodehouse
ISBN: 007305304X 9780073053042
OCLC Number: 701814774
Notes: Revised ed. of A world history of architecture.
Description: xvi, 592 pages : color illustrations, maps, plans ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction A Word about Drawings and Images 1. The Beginnings of Architecture Prehistoric Settlements and Megalith Constructions Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Egypt 2. The Greek World The Aegean Cultures The Minoans The Mycenaeans Greece: The Archaic Period Greece: The Classical Period Greece: The Hellenistic Period Greek City Planning 3. The Architecture of Ancient India and Southeast Asia Religions of India Early Buddhist Shrines Hindu Temples 4. Traditional Architecture of China and Japan Chinese Architectural Principles Principles of City Planning Houses and Gardens Japanese Temple Architecture Japanese Houses and Castles Zen Buddhist Architecture and Its Derivatives 5. The Roman World Etruscan Imprints The Romans Building Techniques and Materials City Planning Temples Public Buildings Residences 6. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture Early Christian Basilicas Martyria, Baptisteries, and Mausolea Byzantine Basilicas and Domed Basilicas Centrally Planned Byzantine Churches Churches in Russia 7. Islamic Architecture Early Shrines and Palaces Conception of the Mosque Regional Variations in Mosque Design Tombs Houses and Urban Patterns The Palace and the Garden 8. Early Medieval and Romanesque Architecture Carolingian Architecture Viking Architecture Early Romanesque Architecture Romanesque Architecture of the Holy Roman Empire Pilgrimage Road Churches The Order of Cluny Aquitaine and Provence Cistercian Monasteries Norman Architecture 9. Gothic Architecture Early Gothic High Gothic English Gothic German, Czech, and Italian Gothic Medieval Construction Medieval Houses and Castles Medieval Cities 10. Indigenous Architecture in the Pre-Columbian Americas North America Mexico and Central America South America: The Andean World Africa 11. Renaissance Architecture Filippo Brunelleschi Michelozzo Bartolomeo and the Palazzo Medici Leone Battista Alberti Other Renaissance City Plans The Spread of the Renaissance Leonardo da Vinci Donato Bramante The Late Renaissance and Mannerism Michelangelo Andrea Palladio Palladio's Venice Garden Design The Renaissance in France The Renaissance in England 12. Baroque Architecture The Reformation and Counter Reformation Pope Sixtus V and the Replanning of Rome Gianlorenzo Bernini Francesco Borromini Urban Open Spaces in Baroque Rome The Spread of Baroque Architecture to Northern Italy The Baroque in Central Europe The Baroque in France Christopher Wren and the Baroque in England Nicholas Hawksmoor, Sir John VanBrugh, and James Gibbs 13. The Eighteenth Century The English Neo-Palladians The Return to Antiquity Robert Adam and William Chambers Etienne-Louis Boullee and Claude-Nicolas Ledoux French Architects and the Aggrandizement of the State Designs by the Pensionnaires French Architectural Education and the Ecole de Beaux Arts The Challenge of the Industrial Revolution Romanticism and the Picturesque The Romantic Landscape Picturesque Buildings 14. Nineteenth Century Developments Neo-Classicism The Gothic Revival The Ecole des Beaux-Arts Developments in Steel Architectural Applications of Iron and Steel Construction Skeletal Construction in Concrete and Wood The Arts and Crafts Movement Art Nouveau The Viennese Secession The Search for an American Style 15. The Twentieth Century and Modernism The Idea of a Modern Architecture Adolf Loos The Modern Masters Frank Lloyd Wright Peter Behrens and the Deutscher Werkbund Futurism and Constructivism Dutch and German Expressionism Art Deco De Stijl Exploiting the Potential of Concrete Le Corbusier Walter Gropius Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe The Weissenhof Siedlung and the International Style Later Work of Mies Van der Rohe Later Work of Frank Lloyd Wright Later Work of Le Corbusier The Continuation of Traditional Architecture 16. Modernisms in the Mid- and Late-Twentieth Century Alvar Aalto Eero Saarinen and His Office Louis I. Kahn Robert Venturi's Radical Counter-Proposal to Modernism Philip Johnson Charles Moore Michael Graves Robert A. M. Stern Deconstruction Perseverance of the Classical Tradition Modern Regionalism Modernism and Japan Form-Making in the United States Form-Making Elsewhere European Architecture and Technology Sustainable Design
Other Titles: World history of architecture
Responsibility: Michael Fazio, Marian Moffett, Lawrence Wodehouse.


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