ArchitectureBook - 2000
Books in this series make fine supplements to textbooks for students taking college humanities courses. They're also good guides for museum-goers and art lovers. Each Crash Course volume contains approximately 400 photos and illustrations, most of them in color. This volume is a historical survey of architectural achievements throughout history, encompassing the pyramids and temples of ancient Egypt, Greek temples, the Roman development of the arch, Gothic cathedrals, the Italian Renaissance palazzo, Vertical Gothic masterpieces in England, great neo-classical architects including Christopher Wren, and twentieth-century innovators including Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, Eero Saarinen, and others.
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, 2000.
Edition: 1st ed. for the United States and Canada.
Branch Call Number: 720.9 Hoc
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm.