The Great Ages Of World Architecture is a comprehensive book for architecture undergraduates. The book introduces students to a concise study of the history of architecture, covering the various principles, qualities and factors therein. The book explains the schools of architecture that have been found around the world, explaining what is unique and stylistic about each age. It explains how architecture has changed from the time of the Egyptians and draws parallels between various styles from across the world at the same era. In addition it brings students an understanding of modern architecture and how it has evolved from all the other families that have been passed down. The book is indispensable to architecture students as it introduces them to Landscape Architecture as well, forming a base for higher study in the subject.
About G. K. Hirasakar
G. K. Hirasakar is an Indian academician and Civil Engineer. He is associated with Dhanpat Rai Publications and has also written: Basic Civil Engineering.