Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning
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.
Architectural History and Criticism
Roth, Leland M., and Clark, Amanda C. Roth. Understanding Architecture : Its Elements, History, and Meaning. Third ed. 2014.