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Knowing Architecture since 1400 By Kathleen James-Chakraborty

The first world historical past of structure to give equal consideration to Western and non-Western structures and built landscapes. Architecture since 1400 By Kathleen James-Chakraborty is unprecedented in its range, approach, and insight. From Tenochtitlan’s Great Pyramid in Mexico City and the Duomo in Florence to Levittown’s suburban tract housing and the Chicken’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, its coverage consists of the world’s most celebrated buildings and areas along with many examples of more humble vernacular buildings. Lavishly illustrated with more than 300 pictures, plans, and interiors, this guide presents key moments and innovations in architectural modernity around the globe.

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