A comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the elements and historical styles of architectural design, thoroughly illustrated with photos and plan drawings of many of the world's greatest buildings
|Edition description:||Third Edition, Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.60(d)|
About the Author
Roth, Leland M. | Clark, Amanda C. Roth
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations Preface Introduction Part I The Elements of Architecture 1 Architecture: The Art of Shaping of Space 2 “Commoditie”: Building Functions 3 “Firmeness”: Structure, or How Does the Building Stand Up? 4 “Delight”: Seeing Architecture 5 Architecture and Sound 6 Architecture: Part of the Natural Environment 7 The Architect: From High Priest to Profession 8 Architecture, Memory, and Economics Part II The History and Meaning of Architecture 9 The Beginnings of Architecture: From Caves to Cities 10 The Architecture of Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt 11 Greek Architecture 12 Roman Architecture 13 Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture 14 Medieval Architecture 15 Renaissance Architecture 16 Baroque and Rococo Architecture 17 The Origins of Modernism: Architecture in the Age of Enlightenment, 1720–1790 18 The Roots of Modernism: The Nineteenth Century 19 Versions of Modern Architecture, 1914–1970 20 The Expansion of Modernism: From the Twentieth Century into the Twenty-First 21 Into the Twenty-First Century Suggested Readings Notes Glossary Index.