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A Chronology of Architecture : A Cultural Timeline from Stone Circles to Skyscrapers, Hardback Book

A Chronology of Architecture : A Cultural Timeline from Stone Circles to Skyscrapers Hardback

Edited by John Zukowsky

Description

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, together with commentaries and contextual information about the social, political and cultural events of the period in which they were built.

Special feature spreads highlight important movements, construction methods and key practitioners.

Covering a wide selection of genres, styles and architects, it is invaluable as a comprehensive guide to architecture in all its different forms.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272 pages, with over 300 illustrations
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of architecture
  • ISBN: 9780500343562

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