With history rather than aesthetics as a starting point, Riseboro recounts the development of architecture in the Western World by looking at architecture as an expression of social and economic conditions. This edition contains material which brings it up to the start of the 21st century.
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The 4th edition of the classic best-selling book on the development of Western architecture through the decades. It has been updated with new illustrations and three new chapters to bring it up to date.