Synopses & Reviews
From the pyramids of Ancient Egypt to the Sydney Opera House, Andrew Ballantyne explores the history and cultural significance of architecture. He provides readers with the necessary background to understand the language of architecture and its economic, social, political, and aesthetic significance. Ballantyne eloquently explores what makes a building timeless and what this illuminates about human society.
About the Author
ANDREW BALLANTYNE has researched and taught at the University of Sheffield, Bath, and Newcastle, where he is now Professor of Architecture.