Buildings Across Time: An Introduction to World Architecture, 6th Edition
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Buildings Across Time brilliantly explores the essential attributes of architecture by uniquely combining both a detailed survey of Western architecture, including Pre-Columbian America, and an introduction to architecture from the Middle East, India, Russia, China, and Japan. Authors have searched out the stories these buildings have to tell, considered the intentions of the people who built them, and examined the lives of those who used them. The text contains extensive descriptive narrative leavened with focused critical analysis, which both allows the book to stand alone and invites lecturers to impose their studied interpretations on the material without the danger of undue ambiguity or conflict. In a world that grows smaller by the day, it presents a global perspective, and in a discipline that concerns built objects that are often beautiful as well as functional, it is copiously illustrated, intelligently designed, and consistently usable.
CHAPTER 1 THE BEGINNINGS OF ARCHITECTURE
CHAPTER 2 THE GREEK WORLD
CHAPTER 3 THE ARCHITECTURE OF ANCIENT INDIA AND SOUTHEAST ASIA
CHAPTER 4 THE TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE OF CHINA AND JAPAN
CHAPTER 5 THE ROMAN WORLD
CHAPTER 6 EARLY CHRISTIAN AND BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE
CHAPTER 7 ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE
CHAPTER 8 EARLY MEDIEVAL AND ROMANESQUE ARCHITECTURE
CHAPTER 9 GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE
CHAPTER 10 INDIGENOUS ARCHITECTURE IN THE AMERICAS AND AFRICA
CHAPTER 11 RENAISSANCE ARCHITECTURE
CHAPTER 12 BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE
CHAPTER 13 NEO-CLASSICISM, ROMANTICISM, AND THE ROCOCO
CHAPTER 14 ECLECTICISM, INDUSTRIALIZATION, AND NEWNESS
CHAPTER 15 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND MODERNISM
CHAPTER 16 MODERNISMS IN THE MID- AND LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND BEYOND
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