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Tracing the history of western architecture

Robert B. Harmon

Tracing the history of western architecture

a selected list of basic books

by Robert B. Harmon

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- History -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert B. Harmon.
    SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography,, A-767
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5941 .H375 1982, NA200 .H375 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3085651M
    LC Control Number82187203

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Genre/Form: Bibliography History Bibliographie: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harmon, Robert B. (Robert Bartlett), Tracing the history of western architecture. "In this highly acclaimed survey David Watkin traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia to Egypt to the dramatic impact of CAD (computer-aided esign) on architectural practice at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

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This book charls the fascinating history of architectural theory from the Renaissance to the present day. Addressing its subject country by country and featuring over illustrations, it offers a chronological overview of the most important architects and architectural theoreticians from Alberti to Koolhaas.

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Author: Andrew Galloway. The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the beginning of civilization through ancient Greek culture, construction methods progressed from the most primitive shed roof and simple truss to the vertical posts, or columns, supporting horizontal beams, or lintels (see post-and-lintel system).

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