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A chronology of architecture : a cultural timeline from stone circles to skyscrapers

Author: John Zukowsky
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson Ltd., 2020. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Chronology of Architecture' presents a fresh perspective on the medium by taking a purely chronological approach to its history, tracing the complex links between structural innovations, social changes, and artistic interventions. Organized around a central timeline that charts the development of architecture from the earliest structures to the present-day skyscrapers and global cities, it features key buildings,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
History
Chronologische overzichten (vorm)
Chronology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Zukowsky
ISBN: 9780500343562 050034356X
OCLC Number: 1107685805
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 271 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 23 cm
Contents: Ancient & medieval --
Renaissance, baroque & rococo --
The triumph of classicism --
The modern era --
Cold war to the present.
Responsibility: John Zukowsky.

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A fresh take on the history of architecture, using cultural timelines to reveal little-known connections between society, engineering, and design.  Read more...

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