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Living architecture: ancient Mexican.
|Other titles||Ancient Mexican architecture.|
|Statement||Text and photos. by Henri Stierlin. Pref. by Vladimir Kaspe. English translation: Marion Shapiro.|
|LC Classifications||F1219.3.A6 S713 1968b|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||68010648|
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Buy a cheap copy of Living Architecture: Ancient Mexican book. Free shipping over $ Preface: The legacy of the pre-Colombian past in modern Mexican architecture / Vladimir Kaspé --The common bases in pre-Colombian cultures --The birth of architecture --The birth of a capital: Teotihuacan --The great builders of Southern Mexico and the Gulf --From Toltec invention to Aztec synthesis.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stierlin, Henri. Living architecture: ancient Mexican. London, Macdonald & Co., (OCoLC) Document Type. The book describes the legacy of the pre-Columbian past in modern Mexican architecture.
The black and white photographs of the Aztec and Mayan pyramids are throughout but also included are the lesser known Zapotecs of Monte Alban and Mixtecs of Mitla, to name just a few.4/5.
Living architecture: ancient Mexican; by Stierlin, Henri. Macdonald & Co, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Home; All editions; This edition;English, French, Book, Illustrated edition: Living architecture: ancient Mexican. / Text and photos. by Henri Stierlin. Pref. Descendants of the Maya still live and work near where their ancestors built great cities on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula.
Working with earth, stone, and straw, early Mayan builders designed structures that shared striking similarities with architecture in Egypt, Africa, and Medieval Europe. Living architecture: ancient Mexican. book The plaza has been a defining feature of Mexican urban architecture and culture for at least 4, years.
Ancient Mesoamericans conducted most of their communal life in outdoor public spaces, and today the plaza is still the public living room in every Mexican neighborhood, town, and city—the place where friends meet, news is shared, and personal and communal rituals and celebrations happen.
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Teotihuacan style architecture displaying decorative ornamentation made of obsidian and shell inlaid into a painted cantera surface set upon a tezontle interior Using local materials, ancient Central and South American societies built from stucco and mud-brick more often than timber, but they were renowned stone-cutters and carvers as well.
The written history of Mexico, a country in the southern portion of North America, covers a period of more than three populated more t years ago, central and southern Mexico, (termed Mesoamerica), saw the rise and fall of complex indigenous ly in the Western Hemisphere, Mesoamerican civilizations developed glyphic writing systems, recording the.
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Brody. Lisa R. Brody, Associate Curator of Ancient Art, received her B.A. from Yale and her PH.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York has excavated around the Mediterranean and on Yale’s campus, and her publications include Aphrodisias III: The Aphrodite of she cocurated Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity, which was on view at the.