Western Architecture (BOK)

Jan Sutton

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This volume provides a survey of the history of architecture in Europe and North America, from ancient Greece to the present. Ian Sutton focuses both on the technological achievements of architects, and on aesthetic considerations, and stresses that architecture is both a part of history, and an art form in its own right. Arranged chronolgically, the book is divided into chapters on classical, early Christian, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, neoclassical, 19th-century revivalism, international modernism and postmodernism, with all the famous architects documented and described. A range of examples illustrate the text, and space is given to Eastern Europe, and ideologically suspect styles like Stalinist classicism.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2000 Forfatter Jan Sutton
ISBN 9780500203163
Antall sider 384 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 21cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 790 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Architecture