The Complete Architecture Handbook: From the First Civilizations to the Present Day
Fully updated, here is the classic comprehensive pocket guide to global architectural styles throughout history, from the first civilizations to today.
Organized chronologically, The Complete Architecture Handbook covers all established historical styles and explores regional developments throughout the centuries. Illustrated with clear, detailed plans, sections, and drawings, it is a remarkably useful and portable resource for students, architects, and tourists.
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The Romans 32 The Etruscans 34 Rome 35 Italy outside Rome
Traditional wooden architecture 53 China 53 Japan
Early Christian and Byzantine styles 67 Rome 70 Ravenna 72 Venice
The Low Countries 109 Scandinavia 110 Spain and Portugal 110 Italy
The spread of the Renaissance 122 France 122 Spain and Portugal
Baroque and NeoClassicism 131 Rome 133 The rest of Italy 134 France
The Nineteenth Century 148 Britain 150 France 152 Germany
Britain 170 Germany and Austria 172 The Low Countries
The United States 184 Britain 185 France 187 Germany