A Global History of Architecture

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  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 864 pages
  • ISBN : 1118981332
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Mark M. Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 23 March 2017
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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

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 06 September 2011
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The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded! An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics using Francis D.K. Ching's signature presentation. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings. From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching's unique style. Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimum double-page spread on large format trim size, so that

A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Mark Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release : 02 August 2021
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From ancient Chinese civilization to the postmodern world Organized along a global timeline, A Global History of Architecture presents an innovative approach to the study of architectural history. Spanning from 3,500 B.C.E. to the present, this unique guide is written by an all-star team of architectural experts in their fields who emphasize the connections, contrasts, and influences of architectural movements throughout history. The architectural history of the world comes to life through a unified framework for interpreting and understanding

Architecture of First Societies

Architecture of First Societies
  • Author : Mark M. Jarzombek
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 May 2014
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“This book is the most comprehensively global and critically sensitive synthesis of what we now know of the material and socio-cultural evolution of the so-called First Societies. Written by a distinguished architectural historian and theorist, this truly remarkable and indispensable study shows how the material culture of our forebears, from building to clothing, food, ritual and dance, was inextricably bound up with the mode of survival obtained in a particular place and time...It is a study that will surely

Interior Design Illustrated

Interior Design Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Corky Binggeli
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 20 February 2012
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Offers a concise and accessible presentation of important concepts for beginning designers, and experienced practitioners will appreciate its insightful and practical coverage of the relationship between building structures and interior spaces. A broad range of rich illustrations communicates visual information and ploughs fertile ground for creative ideas and inspiration.

Foundations of Landscape Architecture

Foundations of Landscape Architecture
  • Author : Norman Booth
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 November 2011
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A visually engaging introduction to landscape architectural design Landscape architectural design seeks to create environments that accommodate users' varying lifestyles and needs, incorporate cultural heritage, promote sustainability, and integrate functional requirements for optimal enjoyment. Foundations of Landscape Architecture introduces the foundational concepts needed to effectively integrate space and form in landscape design. With over five hundred hand-rendered and digital drawings, as well as photographs, Foundations of Landscape Architecture illustrates the importance of spatial language. It introduces concepts, typologies, and rudimentary

A History of Architecture and Trade

A History of Architecture and Trade
  • Author : Patrick Haughey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 January 2018
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A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of global trading, moving away from a conventional Western narrative. The book uses an alternative holistic lens through which to view the development of architecture and trade, covering diverse topics such as the coercive urbanism of the Dutch East India Company; how slavery and capitalism shaped

Architecture as a Global System

Architecture as a Global System
  • Author : Peter Raisbeck
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 08 November 2019
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This book provides a clear-sighted analysis which suggests that architectural design may yet shape and order the future of cities. A clear argument that emerges is that to retain their future agency, architects must understand the contours and ecologies of practice that constitute the global system of architectural production.

Atmospheres

Atmospheres
  • Author : Peter Zumthor
  • Publisher : Birkhaüser
  • Release : 02 August 2021
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The Pritzker-winning architect outlines the creative process he employs while designing the atmosphere of his houses, describing in nine short and self-observant chapters his efforts to instill a feeling of harmonious presence into his environments.

Architectural Graphics

Architectural Graphics
  • Author : Frank Ching
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 May 2014
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Architectural Graphics focuses on the techniques, methodologies, and graphic tools used in conveying architectural ideas. The book takes a look at equipment and materials, architectural drafting, and architectural drawing conventions. Discussions focus on drawing pencils, technical drawing pens, set squares/templates, circle templates/compasses, line weight/line types, drafting technique, drawing circular elements, floor plan, doors and windows in plan, stairs, wall indications, plan grids, and site boundaries. The manuscript examines rendition of value and context and graphic symbols and

Drawing

Drawing
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release : 15 September 1989
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"Drawing relies on a clear vision. It also requires thought which, in, turn, builds understanding. Drawing cannot be detached from seeing and thinking about the fundamental nature of the subject matter being represented. The knowledge and understanding gained through drawing from life directly enhances our ability to draw from the imagination. Just as thought can be put into words, ideas can be made visible in a drawing to promote visual thinking and further stimulate the imagination. Once what is seen

A World History of Architecture

A World History of Architecture
  • Author : Michael Fazio,Marian Moffett,Lawrence Wodehouse
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 02 August 2021
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Updated with expanded coverage of twenty-first century architecture, this new edition uniquely comprises a detailed survey of Western architecture as well as architecture from the Middle East, Africa, Central and South America, India, Russia, China and Japan. Significant revision also includes photographs and textual discussion of around 50 new buildings. Written in a clear and engaging style, the text encourages readers to examine the pragmatic, innovative and aesthetic attributes of buildings. Artistic, economic, environmental, political, social and technological contexts are discussed.