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Architecture since 1400
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Architecture since 1400

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

Abstract

This book aims to give equal attention to Western and non-Western structures and built landscapes. From Tenochtitlan’s Great Pyramid in Mexico City and the Duomo in Florence to Levittown’s suburban tract housing and the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, its coverage includes the world’s most celebrated structures and spaces along with many examples of more humble vernacular buildings. The book presents key moments and innovations in architectural modernity around the globe. Integrating architectural and social history, this book pays particular attention to the motivations of client and architec ... More

Keywords: Western structures, non-Western structures, built landscapes, architectural modernity, client, architect, Gertrude Jekyll, Lina Bo Bardi, ZahaHadid, Brunelleschi

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780816673964
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kathleen James-Chakraborty, author