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Now in its fifth edition, buildings across time brilliantly explores the essential attributes of architecture by uniquely combining both a detailed survey of western architecture, including Pre-Columbian America, and an introduction to architecture from the Middle East, India, Russia, China, and Japan. This latest edition includes over 450 new photos, a new essay on the vision of Pope Pius II, and updates on buildings in various parts of the world, such as those that have been given new purpose and those that have been damaged by ISIS.
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Written in a clear and engaging style, the text encourages readers to examine closely in photographs and line drawings the pragmatic, innovative, and aesthetic attributes of buildings, and to imagine how these would have been praised or criticized by contemporary observers. Architecture is discussed in various contexts - artistic, economic, environmental, political, social, and technological - so as to determine the extent to which buildings met the needs of clients, society at large, and future generations.
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Fler böcker av Michael Fazio
Marian Moffett earned a B.Arch. at North Carolina State University (1971) and the M.Arch. and PhD. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1973 and 1975, respectively). She taught architectural history at he University of Tennessee from 1975 until her death in 2004 where she collaborated with Lawrence Wodehouse in producing exhibitions and catalogs on the architecture of the Tennessee Valley Authority and cantilever barns, as well as co-authoring A History of Western Architecture and East Tennessee Cantilever Barns. Her research included work on wooden architecture in eastern Europe and town planning in Tennessee. She was active with the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians and has served as President of the UT Faculty Senate and as an academic administrator in the Office of the Provost.
Lawrence Wodehouse was an Architecture professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville from 1979 to 1993. Wodehouse worked as a professor of Architecture at the Pratt Institute in New York prior to coming to the University of Tennessee. Lawrence Wodehouse received his master's degree from Cornell in 1963 and his Ph.D. from St. Andrews University in 1980. His major research concentrations have been in 19th and 20th century architecture and also the vernacular architecture of East Tennessee. He has coauthored two books with Marian Moffett, The Cantilever Barn in East Tennessee, and also Built for the People of the United States: Fifty Years of TVA Architecture. Lawrence Wodehouse retired in the Spring of 1993 and died in 2002.
Chapter 1: The Beginnings of Architecture
Chapter 2: The Greek World
Chapter 3: The Architecture of Ancient India and Southeast Asia
Chapter 4: The Traditional Architecture of China and Japan
Chapter 5: The Roman World
Chapter 6: Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture
Chapter 7: Islamic Architecture
Chapter 8: Early Medieval and Romanesque Architecture
Chapter 9: Gothic Architecture
Chapter 10: Indigenous Architecture in the Americans and Africa
Chapter 11: Renaissance Architecture
Chapter 12: Baroque Architecture
Chapter 13: Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, and the Rococo
Chapter 14: Eclecticism, Industrialization, and Newness
Chapter 15: The Twentieth Century and Modernism
Chapter 16: Modernism in the Mid- and Late Twentieth Century and Beyond