Buildings across Time with CD-ROM

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  • Copyright: 2004-12-19
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The expanded second edition of this heavily illustrated survey provides students of both art history and architecture with a worldwide introduction to the history of architecture.

Table of Contents


A Word about Drawings and Images

Using the CD

The Beginnings of Architecture

Prehistoric Settlements and Megalith Constructions

Ancient Mesopotamia

Ancient Egypt

The Early Dynastic Period and Old Kingdom (First through Eight Dynasties, CA. 2920-2134 BCE)

The Middle Kingdom (Eleventh through Thirteenth Dynasties, CA. 2040-1640 BCE)

The New Kingdom (Eighteenth through Twentieth Dynasties, CA. 1550-1070 BCE)

The Greek World

The Minoans

The Mycenaeans

Greece: The Archaic Period

Greece: The Classical Period

Greece: The Hellenistic Period

Greek City Planning

The Architecture of Ancient India and Southeast Asia

Early Buddhist Shrines

The Spread of Buddhist Influence

Early Hindu Shrines

Traditional Architecture of China and Japan

Chinese Architectural Principles

Principles of City Planning

Houses and Gardens

Japanese Temple Architecture

Japanese Cities, Castles, and Houses

Zen Buddhist Architecture

The Roman World

Roman Architecture

Building Techniques and Materials

City Planning


Public Buildings


Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture

Early Christian Basilicas

Martyria, Baptistries, and Mausolea

Byzantine Basilicas and Domed Basilicas

Centrally Planned Byzantine Churches

Byzantine Churches in Russia

Islamic Architecture

Early Shrines and Palaces

Development of the Mosque

Regional Variations in Mosque Design

Houses, Palaces, and Urban Patterns

Early Medieval and Romanesque Architecture

Carolingian Architecture

Anglo-Saxon and Viking Architecture

Early Romanesque Architecture

Romanesque Architecture of the Holy Roman Empire

Churches of the Pilgrimage Roads

The Order of Cluny

Romanesque Architecture of Aquitaine and Provence

Cistercian Monasteries

Norman Architecture

Gothic Architecture

Early Gothic

High Gothic

Gothic Architecture in England

Italian and German Gothic

Medieval Construction

Medieval Housing and Castles

Medieval Cities

Indigenous Architecture in the Pre-Columbian Americas

Tribes of the Great Plains and the Great Lakes

Tribes of the Northeast

Tribes of the Mississippi River Basin

Arctic and Subarctic Tribes

Tribes of the Northwest and Northern California

Tribes of the Southwest

The Olmecs of the Eastern Mexican Coast

Teotihuacan in the Valley of Mexico

The Zapotecs and Mixtecs at Monte Alban in Oaxaca

Tikal and Oter Maya Sites in Guatemala and the Yucatan

The Toltecs in the Valley of Mexico

The Aztecs at Tenochlitlan

The Incas in the Andes

Renaissance Architecture

Filippo Brunelleschi

Leone Battista Alberti

Other Renaissance City Plans

The Spread of the Renaissance

Leonardo da Vinci

Donato Bramante

The Late Renaissance or Mannerism


Andrea Palladio

Palladios Venice

Garden Design

The Renaissance in France

The Renaissance in England

Baroque Architecture

The Catholic reformation and Counter Reformation

Pope Sixtus V and the Replanning of Rome

The Completion of St. Peters and the Work of Gianlorenzo Bernini

The Small Roman Churches by Francesco Borromini

Urban Open Spaces in Baroque Rome

The Spread of Baroque Architecture to Northern Italy

The Baroque in Central Europe

The Baroque in France

Christopher Wren and the Baroque in England

Hawksmoor, VanBrugh, and Gibbs

The Eighteenth Century

The English Neo-Palladians

The Return to Antiquity

Robert Adam and William Chambers

tienne-Louis Boulle and Claude-Nicholas Ledoux

French Architects and the Aggrandizement of the State

French Architectural Education and the Ecole de Beaux Arts

The Challenge of the Industrial Revolution

Romanticism and the Picturesque

The Romantic Landscape

Picturesque Buildings

Nineteenth Century Developments


The Gothic Revival

The Ecole des Beaux-Arts

Progress in Iron and Steel Fabrication

Architectural Applications of Iron and Steel Construction

Skeletal Construction in Concrete and Wood

The Arts and Crafts Movement

The Art Nouveau

The Vienna Secession

Henry Hobson Richardson and Louis Sullivan in America

The Twentieth Century and Modernism

The Idea of a Modern Architecture

Adolf Loos

The Modern Masters

Frank Lloyd Wright

Peter Behrens and the Deutscher Werkbund

Futurism and Constructivism

Dutch and German Expressionism

The Art Deco

De Stijl

Architects and Engineers who Exploited the Potential of Concrete

Tony Garnier and the Industrial City

Le Corbusier

Walter Gropius and the Bauhaus

Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe

The Weissenhof Siedlung and the International Style

Later Work of Mies Van der Rohe

Later Work of Frank Lloyd Wright

Later Work of Le Corbusier

Modernisms in the Mid- and Late-Twentieth Century

Alvar Aalto

Eero Saarinen

Louis I. Kahn

Robert Venturis Radical Counter-Proposal to Modernism

Intellectual Inspirations for Post-Modernism

Philip Johnson

Charles Moore

Michael Graves

Robert A.M. Stern

Richard Meier

The Exploitation of Technology by James Stirling and Others


Peter Eisenman

Frank Gehry

Glenn Murcutt

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