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Author Prina, Francesca.

Title 1000 years of world architecture : an illustrated guide / Francesca Prina and Elena Demartini
Published London : Thames & Hudson, 2006

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Description 429 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans ; 22 cm
Contents Early Romanesque architecture in Europe, late 10th-middle 11th century -- Ottonian and Salian architecture c. 955-1070 -- St Michael, Hildesheim 1010-33 -- Normandy and the Royal Domain, 11th century -- The early Romanesque in Catalonia and southern Burgundy, 10th-11th century -- Mozarabic architecture in Spain, 10th- early 11th century -- Between renewal and tradition, first half 11th century -- The mature Romanesque c. 1070-1170 -- Normandy and the Anglo-Norman area c. 1066-1130 -- Durham Cathedral 1093-1133 -- Pilgrimage churches, 11th-12th century -- Benedictine monastic architecture between luxury and obedience, 11th-12th century -- Burgundy c. 1100-50 -- Church of the Madeleine, Vézelay 1104-1215 -- Southwestern Europe, 11th-12th century -- The Lombardy-Po Valley area 1050-1150 -- Central and southern Italy c. 1060-1130 -- Campo dei Miracoli, Pisa 1060-1350 -- Arab-Norman Sicily c. 1130-1200 -- German-language areas c. 1070-1170 -- Between Romanesque and Gothic 1170-1250 -- The late Romanesque in Germany c. 1150-1230 -- The late Romanesque in Italy, mid-12th--13th century -- The late Romanesque in Spain c. 1150-1300 -- Norwegian stave churches, 11th-12th century -- Central-plan religious buildings, 12th-13th century -- Urban and rural fortifications, 11th-12th century -- The fortified city, 12th-13th century -- Gothic architecture, 1144--14th century -- Ile-de-France 1140-90 -- Chartres Cathedral 1194-c. 1221 -- The great cathedrals 1195-1230 -- Rayonnant Gothic c. 1230-1350 -- Cologne Cathedral 1248-1322 -- Flamboyant Gothic, end 14th-15th century -- Cistercian architecture, 12th-13th century -- Early English Gothic c. 1200-90 -- Ornate English Gothic c. 1290-1330 -- English Perpendicular Gothic c. 1330-1500 -- German Gothic, end 12th-15th century -- The Parler family, 14th century -- Prague, beginning 1344 -- Italian Gothic, 13th-14th century -- The Venetian palace, 14th-15th century -- Spanish Gothic, 13th-15th century -- S Maria da Vitória, Batalha, begun 1387 -- The architecture of the mendicant orders from c. 1250 -- The secular heart of the medieval city 13th-15th century -- Palaces and fortresses in Spain, 14th-15th century -- The seats of feudal power, 13th-14th century -- The Palace of the Popes at Avignon 1334-52 -- The Isabelline style in Spain c. 1400-1550 -- Cathedral of Seville 1401-1519 -- Manueline architecture in Portugal, 15th-16th century -- The international late Gothic, 15th-16th century -- King's College Chapel, Cambridge 1446-1515 -- The cradle of the Renaissance 1420-92 -- Filippo Brunellesch, dome of S Maria del Fiore, Florence 1418-38 -- Filippo Brunelleschi 1377-1446 -- Leon Battista Alberti 1406-72 -- The Renaissance city 1454-92 -- Donato Bramante 1444-1514 -- The supremacy of Rome 1500-27 -- Central-plan churches, 15th-16th century -- Raphael and his school c. 1514-50 -- Toward mannerism c. 1520-1600 -- Michelangelo Buonarroti 1475-1564 -- Jacopo Vignola, Palazzo Farnesse, Caprarola 1550-59 -- Renaissance architecture in the Veneto region and Venice 16th century -- Andrea Palladio 1508-80 -- Andrea Palladio, Villa La Rotonda, Vicenza, begun 1567 -- The Catholic Counter-Reformation, begun 1545 -- The Italian garden and the mannerist garden, 15th-16th century -- International mannerism in France, 16th century -- The château of Fontainebleau, begun 1528 -- Spain, 16th century -- Juan B. de Toledo, Juan de Herrera, El Escorial 1559-84 -- Germany and Austria, 16th century -- Low countries, 16th century -- England, 16th century -- The triumph of the baroque, 17th-18th century -- The primacy of Rome, 17th century -- Gian Lorenzo Bernini 1598-1680 -- The basilica and square of St Peter's, Vatican 1504-1657 -- Francesco Borromini 1599-1667 -- Francesco Borromini, S Ivo alla Sapienza, Rome 1642-62 -- Turin, late 16th-17th century -- France, 17th century -- The royal square, 17th century -- The hôtel particulier, 17th-18th century -- Louis Le Vau and Jules H. Mansart, the Royal Palace of Versailles 1661-98 -- English classicism, 17th century -- Christopher Wren, St Paul's Cathedral, London 1675-1710 -- Sicily, the far border of the European baroque 1693-c.1800 -- Spain, 17th-18th century -- Portugal 1640-1755 -- Colonial baroque 18th century -- Filippo Juvarra 1678-1736 -- The Austrian late baroque, 18th century -- Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach 1656-1723 -- Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt, Upper Belvedere, Vienna 1721-22 -- Jacob Prandtauer, Abbey of Melk 1702-38 -- The German late baroque, 18th century -- Balthasar Neumann 1687-1753 -- Bohemian late baroque, 18th century -- Giovanni Santini, St John Nepomuk, Z'dar 1719-22 -- Libraries, 18th century -- Bartolomeo Francesco Rastrelli 1742-62 -- Military architecture, 17th-18th century -- Luigi Vanvitelli, Royal palace of Caserta 1751-73 -- The formal garden, 17th-18th century -- Urban changes, 17th-18th century -- The Palladian revival in England c. 1700-50 -- The Gothic revival in England c. 1750-1850 -- Charles Barry, Augustus Welby Pugin, Houses of Parliament, London 1836-68 -- Landscapes and parks, 18th century -- National classicism in France, late 18th century -- Visionary neo-classicism and architectural utopias c. 1750-1800 -- German neo-classicism 1800-50 -- Neo-classical architecture in the United States 1770-1850 -- Thomas Jefferson Monticello 1769-1809 -- The neo-classical in Italy c. 1750-1850 -- The neo-classical city 1800-50 -- Exoticisms c. 1750-1850 -- John Nash, Royal Pavilion, Brighton 1815-23 -- Eclecticism c. 1830-1920 -- City-planning in the late 19th century, beginning 1850 -- From company towns to garden cities 1850-1918 -- New materials and urban typologies, 19th century -- Bridges, 19th century -- Art nouveau 1890-1914 -- Brussels 1892-1910 -- The Viennese Secession 1897-1914 -- Josef Hoffmann, Palais Stoclet, Brussels 1905-14 -- Paris 1890-1910 -- Charles Rennie Mackintosh 1868-1928 -- Barcelona 1880-1905 -- Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, begun 1882 -- Italian 'Stile Liberty' c. 1900-10 -- Prague and Budapest c. 1898-1918 -- Amsterdam and northern Europe c. 1890-1918 -- The Chicago school 1870-1910 -- Futurism 1909-16 -- The beginning of the modern movement, early 20th century -- Peter Behrens, AEG Turbine Factory, Berlin 1908-9 -- Adolf Loos 1870-1933 -- Walter Gropius 1883-1969 -- Le Corbusier 1887-1965 -- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1886-1969 -- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, German Pavilion, Barcelona 1929 -- Frank Lloyd Wright 1867-1959 -- Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater, Bear Run 1936-37 -- Alvar Aalto 1898-1976 -- Expressionism c. 1910-25 -- De Stijl c. 1917-30 -- Architecture and revolution in Russia c. 1917-30 -- The international style c. 1920-32 -- Italian rationalism and Fascist architecture c. 1920-40 -- Urban reform between the world wars -- The United States 1918-29 -- The works of the masters in the postwar period -- Le Corbusier, Unité d'Habitation, Marseilles 1945-52 -- North American trends: the 1950s and 1960s -- The assimilation of the modern 1950-60 -- J©ırn Utzon, Sydney Opera House 1953-73 -- European trends 1950-60 -- High tech, the late 20th century -- Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris 1971-78 -- Postmodernism, second half 20th century -- James Stirling and Michael Wilford, Neue Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart 1977-84 -- Deconstructivism, end 20th century -- The contemporary museum, 20th-21st century -- The preservation of culture, 20th-21st century -- Sports complexes, 20th-21st century -- Performance spaces, 20th-21st century -- Workplaces, 20th-21st century -- Ecclesiastical buildings, 20th-21st century -- Transportation and infrastructure, 20th-21st century -- Paris, late 20th century -- Berlin, late 20th century -- London, 20th-21st century -- Barcelona, 20th-21st century -- Frank O. Gehry, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao 1991-97 -- Future prospects, 21st century
Summary "1000 years of World Architecture charts the progression of Western architecture over the last millennium, from the Romanesque to the latest modern trends. 148 special features are dedicated to the greatest architects, styles, movements and themes, each with a concise introductory text and illustrations of the most important works. Thirty-six analyses of masterpieces shed light on particularly significant individual buildings, brought to life through external and internal photographs, details, plans and diagrams. The book also includes biographies of 180 architects."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Architecture -- History -- Pictorial works.
Architecture -- History.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Author Demartini, Elena.
ISBN 0500342296 (paperback)
9780500342299 (paperback)
Other Titles One thousand years of world architecture
Thousand years of world architecture