Architectural history

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Architectural history

The field of study of architectural style which includes the theoretical basis of design and the evolution of design vocabularies and construction techniques.
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After its excavation in 2007, a large storage room and three stone rows were discovered beside the stage of the theatre at Messene by a group from the History of Western Architecture Laboratory of Kumamoto University who were conducting a field study.
Illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs in both b&w and color, this volume surveys the history of Western architecture from its roots in ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt to the present day.
Throughout this history of Western architecture key thinkers and practitioners have made reference to 'organic' principles evident within acts of bringing fine buildings into being.

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