Maya Architecture

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A discussion of Maya buildings through the eyes of an architect.
Maya Architecture
Language: en
Pages: 225
Authors: Kenneth Treister
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

A discussion of Maya buildings through the eyes of an architect.
Historical Dictionary of Architecture
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: Allison Lee Palmer
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-26 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Architecture contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on architects, famous structures, types of materials, and the different architectural styles.
Heart of Creation
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Andrea Stone
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-05-02 - Publisher: University of Alabama Press

This accessible, state-of-the-art review of Mayan hieroglyphics and cosmology also serves as a tribute to one of the field's most noted pioneers. The core of this book focuses on the current study of Mayan hieroglyphics as inspired by the recently deceased Mayanist Linda Schele. As author or coauthor of more
Function and Meaning in Classic Maya Architecture
Language: en
Pages: 562
Authors: Stephen D. Houston
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks

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Space and Sculpture in the Classic Maya City
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Alexander Parmington
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this book, Alexander Parmington examines how images, texts and architectural form controlled and channelled movement of particular sets of people through various precincts in Classic Maya cities. Using Palenque as a case study, this book analyses specific building groups and corresponding sculptures to provide insight into the hierarchical distribution