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A History of Western Architecture, Sixth edition

€ 37,50 (inclusief btw 9%)
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EAN code 9781780675978
Auteur(s) David Watkin
Taal Engels
Bindwijze Paperback
Formaat (h x b x d) 23.8 x 19.4 x 3.5 cm
Pagina aantal 736
Illustraties overvloedig
Uitgever Laurence King Publishing
ISBN nummer 9781780675978 (6e editie)


Over dit kunstboek

In this highly acclaimed reference work David Watkin traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the eclectic styles of the twenty-first century.

The author emphasizes the ongoing vitality of the Classical language of architecture, underlining the continuity between, say, the work of Ictinus in fifth-century BC Athens and that of McKim, Mead and White in twentieth-century New York. Authoritative, comprehensive and highly illustrated, this sixth edition has been expanded to bring the story of western architecture right up to date and includes a separate final chapter on twenty-first century developments, including the role of computers in architecture, sustainability, humanitarian architecture and very tall buildings.

Over de auteur:

David Watkin, FRIBA FSA (1941 - 2018) was a British architectural historian. He was an emeritus fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and professor emeritus of History of Architecture in the Department of History of Art at the University of Cambridge.

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