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The Resource A history of Western architecture, David Watkin

A history of Western architecture, David Watkin

Label
A history of Western architecture
Title
A history of Western architecture
Statement of responsibility
David Watkin
Title variation
Western architecture
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the eclectic styles of the twenty-first century. The author emphasizes that "traditional architecture has re-established itself as a solution to the many problems presented by new needs and new materials ... the classical language of architecture is always modern. ... This new edition covers.. [structures] in [other areas of the world] as products of globalization, the attention paid to sustainability, energy; recycling elements of buildings; the passion for astonishing height but also architecture on a human scale, and urban planning [issues]
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watkin, David
Dewey number
720.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture and society
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
Label
A history of Western architecture, David Watkin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 720-724) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Mesopotamia and Egypt -- The classical foundation : Greek, Hellenistic, Roman -- Early Christian and Byzantine -- Carolingian and Romanesque -- The Gothic experiment -- Renaissance harmony -- Baroque expansion -- Eighteenth-century classicism -- The nineteenth-century -- Art nouveau -- The twentieth century -- The twenty-first century
Control code
000055012649
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Sixth edition.
Extent
736 pages
Isbn
9781780675978
Other control number
(YBP)12233928
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)900012308
Label
A history of Western architecture, David Watkin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 720-724) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Mesopotamia and Egypt -- The classical foundation : Greek, Hellenistic, Roman -- Early Christian and Byzantine -- Carolingian and Romanesque -- The Gothic experiment -- Renaissance harmony -- Baroque expansion -- Eighteenth-century classicism -- The nineteenth-century -- Art nouveau -- The twentieth century -- The twenty-first century
Control code
000055012649
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Sixth edition.
Extent
736 pages
Isbn
9781780675978
Other control number
(YBP)12233928
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)900012308

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