Title A chronology of architecture : a cultural timeline from stone circles to skyscrapers / John Zukowsky.
Author Zukowsky, John, 1948- author
Published London : Thames & Hudson Ltd., 2019
Detail 271 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 23 cm
Abstract A Chronology of Architecture' presents a fresh perspectiveon the medium by taking a purely chronological approach toits history, tracing the complex links between structuralinnovations, social changes, and artistic interventions.Organized around a central timeline that charts thedevelopment of architecture from the earliest structuresto the present-day skyscrapers and global cities, itfeatures key buildings, together with commentaries andcontextual information about the social, political andcultural events of the period in which they were built.Special feature spreads highlight important movements,construction methods and key practitioners. Covering awide selection of genres, styles and architects, it isinvaluable as a comprehensive guide to architecture in allits different forms
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