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The story of architecture

Author: Jonathan Glancey
Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Dorling Kindersley's visual approach, using photographs supported by architectural plans and diagrams, combine with inspiring text to tell the appealing story of the history of architecture.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Glancey, Jonathan.
Story of architecture.
London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2000
(OCoLC)664647570
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Glancey
ISBN: 0789459655 9780789459657 0751308102 9780751308105
OCLC Number: 43845526
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: In the beginning: Growth of cities --
Ancient Egypt --
Early Africa --
Classical world: Ancient Greece --
Ancient Rome --
From darkness to light: Byzantine architecture --
Monasteries --
Romanesque --
Islam --
North America --
Gothic: Gothic world --
Castles --
Late Gothic --
Renaissance: Renaissance Italy --
High Renaissance --
Andrea Palladio --
Italian baroque --
Baroque beyond Italy --Absolutism --
Rococo --
Low countries --
Americas: Ancient Mesoamerica --
Colonial Americas --
China and Japan: Classical China --
Japan --
Asia: India --
Southeast Asia. Neo-classical: Neo-classical --
Classical landscape --
American classical --
French Revolution --
Greek revival --
Karl Friedrich Schinkel --
Imperial Russia --
Industrial society: Industrial revolution --
Railways --
Industrial cities --
Augustus Pugin --
Gothic revival --
Monumental decadence --
Free style --
Morality & architecture --
Machine age: Machines for working in --
Reach for the sky --
Frank Lloyd Wright --
Arts & crafts --
Art nouveau & secession --
Antoni Gaudi --
Brave new world: Revolutionary Russia --
Bauhaus --
Mass European housing --
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe --
Fascist architecture --
Le Corbusier. Mid-century modern --
Modernism & freedom --
New cities --
Oscar Niemeyer --
Brutalism --
Every which way: Corporatism --
Postmodernism --
Extremes --
High-tech --
Architects' engineering --
Japanese metabolists --
Classical revival --
Futures: Organic architecture --
Reuse of buildings --
Deconstructivism --
Computer --
Enjoyable cities.
Responsibility: Jonathan Glancey.

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Dorling Kindersley's visual approach, using photographs supported by architectural plans and diagrams, combine with inspiring text to tell the appealing story of the history of architecture.

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