A History of Western Architecture

A History of Western Architecture

Book - 2015
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Traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the eclectic styles of the twenty-first century. The author emphasizes that "traditional architecture has re-established itself as a solution to the many problems presented by new needs and new materials ... the classical language of architecture is always modern. ... This new edition covers.. [structures] in [other areas of the world] as products of globalization, the attention paid to sustainability, energy; recycling elements of buildings; the passion for astonishing height but also architecture on a human scale, and urban planning [issues]
Publisher: London :, Laurence King Pub.,, 2015
Edition: Sixth edition
ISBN: 9781780675978
1780675976
Branch Call Number: REF 720.91821 WAT
Characteristics: 736 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,24 cm

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