A Global History of Architecture
by Francis D. K. Ching, Mark M. Jarzombek, Vikramaditya Prakash
ISBN 0471268925 (0-471-26892-5)
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From ancient Chinese civilization to the postmodern world
Organized along a global timeline, A Global History of Architecture presents an innovative approach to the study of architectural history. Spanning from 3,500 B.C.E. to the present, this unique guide is written by an all-star team of architectural experts in their fields who emphasize the connections, contrasts, and influences of architectural movements throughout history. The architectural history of the world comes to life through a unified framework for interpreting and understanding architecture, supplemented by rich drawings from the renowned Frank Ching as well as brilliant photographs.
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