Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning

Author:   Leland M. Roth ,  Amanda C. Roth Clark
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Edition:   3rd New edition
ISBN:  

9780367319199


Pages:   816
Publication Date:   12 July 2019
Format:   Hardback
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This widely acclaimed, beautifully illustrated survey of Western architecture is now fully revised throughout, including essays on non-Western traditions. The expanded book vividly examines the structure, function, history, and meaning of architecture in ways that are both accessible and engaging.

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Author:   Leland M. Roth ,  Amanda C. Roth Clark
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Edition:   3rd New edition
Weight:   1.665kg
ISBN:  

9780367319199


ISBN 10:   0367319195
Pages:   816
Publication Date:   12 July 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Superbly illustrated throughout. . . It remains the only text to discuss architecture as a cultural phenomenon, making this a top recommendation. . . . Understanding Architecture is the ideal textbook for classroom curriculums and a very strongly recommended addition to both community and academic Architectural Studies reference collections. --The Midwest Book Review Praise for Previous Editions: I enthusiastically recommend this 2nd edition, which includes a comprehensive new chapter on such contemporary architectural trends as postmodern traditionalism, neoexpressionism, deconstruction, critical regionalism, and sustainable architecture. Understanding Architecture is a versatile main text that works well for both general humanities courses and more advanced classes in architectural history. --Dr. David Seamon, Professor of Architecture, Kansas State University Powerful and Moving. --Judith Cushman-Hammer, Appalachian State University Superbly illustrated throughout. . . It remains the only text to discuss architecture as a cultural phenomenon, making this a top recommendation. . . . Understanding Architecture is the ideal textbook for classroom curriculums and a very strongly recommended addition to both community and academic Architectural Studies reference collections. The Midwest Book Review Praise for Previous Editions: I enthusiastically recommend this 2nd edition, which includes a comprehensive new chapter on such contemporary architectural trends as postmodern traditionalism, neoexpressionism, deconstruction, critical regionalism, and sustainable architecture. Understanding Architecture is a versatile main text that works well for both general humanities courses and more advanced classes in architectural history. Dr. David Seamon, Professor of Architecture, Kansas State University Powerful and Moving. Judith Cushman-Hammer, Appalachian State University Praise for Previous Editions: I enthusiastically recommend this 2nd edition, which includes a comprehensive new chapter on such contemporary architectural trends as postmodern traditionalism, neoexpressionism, deconstruction, critical regionalism, and sustainable architecture. Understanding Architecture is a versatile main text that works well for both general humanities courses and more advanced classes in architectural history. --Dr. David Seamon, Professor of Architecture, Kansas State University Powerful and Moving. --Judith Cushman-Hammer, Appalachian State University Praise for Prior Edition: I enthusiastically recommend this 2nd edition, which includes a comprehensive new chapter on such contemporary architectural trends as postmodern traditionalism, neoexpressionism, deconstruction, critical regionalism, and sustainable architecture. Understanding Architecture is a versatile main text that works well for both general humanities courses and more advanced classes in architectural history. --Dr. David Seamon, Professor of Architecture, Kansas State University Powerful and moving. --Judith Cushman-Hammer, Appalachian State University


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