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Recommended surveys of world design cultures

WORLD TRADITIONS
Fazio et al., A World History of Architecture, 2008 (A convenient and comprehensive, with good photographs and line art)
Jarzombek et al, A Global History of Architecture, 2010 (A provocative complement to Fazio, with excellent illustrations)
Mark et al, Architectural technology up to the scientific revolution : the art and structure of large-scale buildings, TH15.A73 1993Pevsner, A History of building types, NA4170.P48 1976
Roth, Understanding Architecture, NA2500.R68 1992
Trachtenberg, Architecture, from prehistory to post-modernism : the western tradition, NA200 .T7 2002
MODERN ERA
Cohen, The Future of architecture since 1889, NA2540 .C57 2012
Curtis, Modern Architecture Since 1900, 3rd ed., 1996. A standard survey.
Foster, et al., Modern Art Since 1900, 2005, Vol 1, 1900 to 1944; Vol 2, 1945 to the present
Frampton, Modern Architecture: a critical history, 4th ed., 2007

OTHER USEFUL COLLECTIONS
Addis, Building : 3000 years of design engineering and construction, TH15.A33 2007
Bridge (ed.) The Blackwell City Reader, 2nd ed., 2010.
Conrads (ed.), Programs and Manifestoes on 20th -century Architecture, 1975 (Convenient anthology of essential modernist texts)
Hays, ed., Architecture Theory since 1968, 2000 (The single best compilation of theoretical texts from the late 20th century. Essential readings accompanied by short essays which situate each text in a broader context)
A. Krista Sykes, Constructing a New Agenda: Architectural Theory 1993-2009, 2010 (A strong collection which covers the gap between Hays’ book and today)
Mallgrave, Modern Architectural Theory: Volume I, from Vitruvius to 1870, 2005 (A life-saver for anyone trying to get a handle on architectural discourse before modernism)
Pregill & Voolkman, Landscapes in history: design & planning in the Eastern & Western traditions, SB470.5.P74 1999
Rogers, Landscape design: a cultural and architectural history, SB-‚Äč470.5 .R64 2001
Schoenauer, 6,000 Years of Housing, NA7125.S383 2000

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