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The War on the West
A Global History of Architecture, 3eav Fdk Ching1463
The gold-standard exploration of architecture's global evolution A Global History of Architecture provides a comprehensive tour through the ages, spinning the globe to present the landmark architectural movements that characterized each time period. Spanning from 3,500 b.c.e. to the present, this unique guide is written by an architectural all-star team who emphasize connections, contrasts and influences, reminding us that history is not linear and that everything was 'modern architecture' in its day. This new third edition has been updated with new drawings from Professor Ching, including maps with more information and color, expanded discussion on contemporary architecture, and in-depth chapter introductions that set the stage for global views. The all-new online enhanced companion site brings history to life, providing a clearer framework through which to interpret and understand architecture through the ages. Unique in its non-Eurocentrism, this book provides a fresh survey of architectural history with a truly global perspective, fulfilling the National Architectural Accrediting Board's requirements for 'non-Western' architecture in history education. * Track the history of architecture through a comparative timeline that spans the globe * Learn how disparate design styles evolved side-by-side, and which elements migrated where * Delve into non-Western architecture with expert insight and an historical perspective * Explore further with an online Interactive Resource Center featuring digital learning tools Escalating globalization has expanded our perspective of both history and architecture beyond Europe and the U.S. Today's architects are looking far beyond the traditional boundaries, and history shows us that structures' evolution from shelter to art mirrors the hopes and fears of society along the way. A Global History of Architecture takes you inside history itself to witness the the growth and movements that built our world.
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FRANCIS D.K. CHING is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Washington. He is the author of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics; Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Visual Dictionary of Architecture; Interior Design Illustrated; and Building Construction Illustrated, all from Wiley. MARK JARZOMBEK is Professor of the History and Theory of Architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as author of several books. VIKRAMADITYA PRAKASH is Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington and the author of several books and academic publications.
Preface xi 3500 bce 1 Ritual Centers 6 Beginnings of China s Civilizations 8 Niuheliang Ritual Center 8 Mehrgarh and Early Indus Settlements 11 The Village Networks of Mesopotamia and the Balkans 12 Catal Huyuk 12 Tell es-Sawwan 14 Eridu and Uruk 15 Pre- and Early Dynastic Egypt 19 European Developments 21 Newgrange 22 Carnac 24 2500 bce 25 The Indus Ghaggar-Hakra Civilization 30 Mohenjo-Daro 31 Margiana 33 Early Empires of Mesopotamia 34 Ziggurat at Ur 36 Egypt: The Old Kingdom 38 Pyramids at Giza 41 Valley Temple of Khafre 44 Architecture and Food 45 Stonehenge 46 Megalithic Temples of Malta 48 The First Civilizations of South America 50 Caral 51 1500 bce 53 The Minoans and Knossos 60 Egypt: The New Kingdom 64 Waset (Thebes) 64 Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut 70 Temple of Luxor 71 Abu Simbel 72 Egyptian Columns 73 Egyptian Design Methods 74 Hittite Empire 75 Hattusas 76 Mycenaean Civilization 77 Treasury of Atreus 79 Poverty Point 80 Shang Dynasty, China 81 Civilization of the High Andes 84 800 bce 87 The Olmecs 90 San Lorenzo and La Venta 92 Chavin de Huantar 94 The Iron Age 96 The Etruscans 97 Etruscan Religion 98 Etruscan Temples 100 Greece: The Geometric Period 101 Emergence of the Greek Temple Form 103 Temple of Poseidon 104 Kingdom of Kush 105 Saba/Sa abia 106 Temple of Solomon 107 Zhou Dynasty, China 108 The Ritual Complex 109 The Aryan Invasion and Varanasi 111 Neo-Assyrian Empire 113 Babylon 115 400 bce 117 The Achaemenid Empire 120 Pasargadae and Persepolis 121 Greece and the Mediterranean 124 The Greek Temple 124 Athens 129 The Parthenon 131 Erechtheum 134 Ionic Order 136 Telesterion at Eleusis 138 Delphi 139 Temple of Apollo at Delphi 140 The Hellenistic Age 141 Delos 142 Priene 142 Pergamon 144 Sanctuary of Athena at Lindos 145 Temple of Apollo at Didyma 146 Ptolemies 147 Temple of Horus 147 Mauryan Dynasty and Early Buddhism 148 Barabar Hills Caves 149 China: The Warring States Period 150 Xianyang Palace 151 Tomb of Zeng Hou Yi 152 The Founding of Rome 158 Temple of Fortuna at Praeneste 160 The Roman Urban Villa 162 Republican Tombs 163 Bibracte 164 Augustan Rome 166 Forum of Augustus 167 Tholoi Tombs 168 Vitruvius 169 Corinthian Capitals 169 Post-Augustan Rome 170 Palace of Domitian 172 The Colosseum 174 The Imperial Forums 175 Rock-Cut Tombs 177 Petra 178 Northern Palace at Masada 180 Taxila: The Gandharan Cosmopolis 181 Qin Dynasty, China 182 Tomb of the First Emperor 183 Great Wall of China 184 Development of Mahayana Buddhism 185 Sanchi Complex 185 Abhayagiri Vihara 188 Junnar Caves 189 The Maya 191 Shaft Tombs of Teuchitlan 191 Nakbe 194 El Mirador 195 200 ce 197 Roman Empire 202 Ephesus 204 Miletus 205 The Roman Theater 206 The Pantheon 207 Hadrian s Villa 210 Roman Vertical Surface 212 Roman Baths 214 Diocletian s Palace 216 Baalbek 218 The Parthian Empire 220 Aksum 220 Amaravati Stupa 222 Caitya Hall at Karli 223 Anuradhapura 224 Han Dynasty China 225 Mingtang-Biyong Ritual Complex 226 Teotihuacan 228 Temple of the Feathered Serpent 230 Moche and Nazca Civilizations 231 Nazca Lines 233 North Amazon Societies 234 Ohio s Hopewell Mounds 235 400 ce 237 Ajanta Caves 244 Establishment of Chinese and Central Asian Buddhism 247 Mogao Caves 248 Yungang Caves 249 Kushans of Bamiyan 250 The Sassanian Empire 251 Zoroastrian Fire Temples 252 Hindu Renaissance 254 Mahabodhi Temple 256 Sigiriya 257 The Pyu, Mon, and Funan 258 Emergence of Christianity 259 Martyria 261 St. Peter s in Rome 261 First Baptisteries 263 Post-Constantinian