Understanding Architecture

Its Elements, History, and Meaning

Filed under Architecture, Notes

First edition of the introductory textbook to Western architecture which defines structure, function, history, and meaning. The second part, “The History and Meaning of Architecture”, is a chronological survey of Western architectural development from prehistoric times to the present. Richly illustrated with photographs, drawings, maps, and plans. Written by Leland M. Roth, Professor of Architectural History emeritus at the University of Oregon.

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