Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning

Title

Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning

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Description

Examines architecture as a cultural phenomenon as well as an artistic and technological achievement. This Third Edition surveys Western architecture in addition to the architecture of Africa, Japan, China, India, Islamic architecture, and architecture of the Americas. Other new essays examine sustainable and green architecture and 21st century trends.

ISBN

978-0813349039

Publication Date

2013

Publisher

Westview Press

Disciplines

Architectural History and Criticism