Architecture: From Pre-History to Postmodernism
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Architecture: From Pre-History to Postmodernism

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Traces the development of architecture from Stonehenge to the new AT&T Building in New York and looks at important movements, architects, and buildings.
Hardcover, 648 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Prentice Hall Art History (first published January 1st 1986)
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Zane
I use this book for all my architecture history exams. A lot of information, except the 20th century. a lot of very significant periods and movements are not even mentioned. It lacks a bit wider view on the history of architecture in other parts of the world in the 20th century, it only mentions USA, a bit of Europe and only a few paragraphs of Scandinavia.

Photo's are of a very good quality, the 'why' of a movement through the history is very well explained.
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