This handy, authoritative and well-illustrated guide offers a chronological survey of Western architecture from prehistory to the present. All the main phases - antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance - are covered, as are key movements such as Neoclassicism and Modernism. Each has a timeline and is set in its historical, social and technological context, while special features explore the work of key architects from Alberti to Saarinen.
Paperback: 560 pages
Publisher: Herbert Press Ltd (2008)