The story of western architecture. Front Cover. Bill Risebero. Scribner, - Architecture - pages. 0 Reviews Architecture / History / General · Architecture. Traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the dramatic impact of computer-aided design on architectural. A history of Western architecture by David Watkin, , Watson-Guptill Publications edition, in English - 4th ed.
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"In this highly acclaimed survey David Watkin traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia to Egypt to the dramatic impact of CAD (computer-aided esign) on architectural practice at the beginning of the twenty-first century. This authoriatative. David Watkin is a reader in the history of architecture at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Peterhouse. His many books include "A History of Western. Surveying Western architecture from its classical origins, the author aims to show architectural history as a living continuity rather than a museum of neatly.
Traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the dramatic impact of computer-aided design on architectural practice at the beginning of the 21st century. This illustrated fourth edition emphasizes the vitality of the classical language of architecture. Read more HathiTrust Digital Library, Limited view search only. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item
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This highly acclaimed book, now available for the first time in the United States in simultaneous paperback and hardcover editions, is particularly valuable for its unique approach to architectural history: The author explores structures not as separate, neatly labeled museum pieces but as part of a vital, living continuity through the ages.
Beginning with the classical or This highly acclaimed book, now available for the first time in the United States in simultaneous paperback and hardcover editions, is particularly valuable for its unique approach to architectural history: Beginning with the classical origins of Western architecture and coming right up to the new millennium, the book discusses every major milestone in the development of Western architecture in probing detail.
Features of the revised edition include expanded chapters on Mesopotamian and Egyptian architecture, made possible by important recent archeological findings; and urban planning sections added throughout the book. Get A Copy.
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Sort order. Mar 01, Fran rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is a book dense and requires prior knowledge of art, is not an initiation ,rather is a textbook. Comincia dal palazzo di Cnosso come primo esempio di architettura occidentale fino agli anni '80 e ' Jan 25, Simon Moons rated it really liked it. Watkin laat de geschiedenis makkelijk lezen.