This book is required reading for a class I am taking on Appreciation of Architecture. The organization of the book is decent, and it covers as fairly wide range of introductory topics, but it could do far better than it does.
This book is required reading for a class I am taking on Appreciation of Architecture. It is a great intro for those of us who want to learn more about the subject and it isn't overly scholastic or too dense. It is enough to give you a thirst for more knowledge, which is what a good overview book should. There are numerous pictures of important historical sites, but the lack of focus on any one site makes it difficult to gain a firm understanding of the topics being discussed.
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The Story of Architecture brings understanding and insight for those who have encountered the world's architectural heritage in their travels or through the media, and seek to explore it further. Scholars and students of architecture should be grateful that such a compendium of knowledge is contained in one volume and one, too, which gives Asia and the Americas an acknowledged place in history. -James Macaulay, former Senior Lecturer at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow show more.
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Each chapter charts a stage in the development of architecture, dividing the book into natural study units, and the illustrations and plans are closely keyed to the text. Patrick Nuttgens (1930-2004), Professor of Architecture at the University of York and then Director of Leeds Polytechnic, was also a writer and broadcaster on architectural and educational subjects.
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This work is a general introduction to architecture told through a narrative sequence of 21 chapters, each charting a stage in the devlopment of architecture. These chapters divide the text into natural study units covering the entire world and the whole of human architectural history.
Patrick Nuttgens (1930-2004), Professor of Architecture at the University of York and then Director of Leeds Polytechnic, was also a writer and broadcaster on architectural and educational subjects. Country of Publication.