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Architecture / Christoph Höcker ; [translated by Sally Schreiber].

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Crash course series.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 720.9 HOC (Text) 39206020346282 NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0764109081
  • ISBN: 9780764109089
  • Physical Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed. for the United States and Canada.
  • Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, 2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An illustrated historical overview"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-185) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ancient architecture of the Middle East, Egypt, and the Aegean -- Temples, thermal baths, and villas: Greek and Roman architecture -- Churches and church cities in the Byzantine Empire -- In the name of the Prophet: the architecture of Islam -- The architecture of the East Asian civilizations -- Religious architecture and cities in ancient America -- Romanesque and Gothic architecture -- Rediscovery of the classical world: architecture of the Renaissance -- The victory of ornamentation: Baroque architecture -- Classicism and historicism: following great predecessors -- The new path: Art Nouveau and the modern -- Today's "global architecture".
Summary, etc.:
Includes brief of biographies of famous architecs, including Andrea Palladio, Balthasar Neumann, Inigo Jones, Antonio Gaudí, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Frank O. Gehry.
Subject: Architecture > History.

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