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By Mark M. Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash

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Revised and updated—the compelling background of the world's nice architectural achievements

Organized alongside an international timeline, A worldwide heritage of structure, moment Edition has been up-to-date and revised all through to mirror present scholarship. Spanning from 3,500 b.c.e. to the current, this special advisor is written via an all-star workforce of architectural specialists of their fields who emphasize the connections, contrasts, and affects of architectural routine all through heritage. The architectural heritage of the realm involves existence via a unified framework for reading and knowing structure, supplemented by way of wealthy drawings from the popular Frank Ching, in addition to significant images. This new moment Edition:

  • Delivers extra assurance of non-Western parts, quite Africa, South Asia, South East Asia, and Pre-Columbian America
  • Is thoroughly re-designed with full-color illustrations throughout
  • Incorporates extra drawings by means of Professor Ching, together with new maps with additional info and color
  • Meets the necessities set by means of the nationwide Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) for "non-Western" structure in background education.
  • Offers new connections to a better half website, together with Google EarthTM coordinates for ease of discovering sites.

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