Understanding Architecture Its Elements, History, and Meaning

ISBN-10: 0813390451

ISBN-13: 9780813390451

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Leland M. Roth

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List price: $70.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 7/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 696
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Introduction : architecture, the unavoidable art
"Commoditie" : how does the building function?
"Firmeness" : structure, or how does the building stand up?
"Delight" : space in architecture
"Delight" : seeing architecture
"Delight" : architectural acoustics, shapes, and sound
The architect : from high priest of profession
Architecture : part of the natural environment
Architecture, memory, and economics
The beginnings of architecture : from caves to cities
The architecture of Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt
Greek architecture
Roman architecture
Early Christian and Byzantine architecture
Medieval architecture
Renaissance architecture
Barqoue and Rococo architecture
The origins of modernism : architecture in the age of enlightenment, 1720-1790
The development of modernism : the nineteenth century
Verisons of modern architecture, 1914-1970
Late-twentieth-century architecture : postmodernism
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