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History of Asian Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism: More Resources
The purpose of this research guide is to provide a selection of basic English language resources that outline key elements of architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning in China, Japan, and Korea from approximately 1400 BCE to the present.
Guide to the literature of art history / Etta Arntzen. Chicago: American Library Association, 1980. Identifies the best books for architecture by geographic area and time period. Includes a section on Asian Countries. Covers materials published 1959-1977: Chapter J, p.193-234.
Guide to the literature of art history 2 / Max Marmor and Alex Ross. Chicago: American Library Association, 2005. Covers materials published 1978-1998 and includes sections on Asian countries and on Landscape Architecture: Chapter J, p.235-301.
an annotated videography of holdings in the Media Resources Center, University of California, Berkeley / compiled by Gary Handman. A listing of visual and audio materials in the Media Resources Center collection pertaining to ancient civilizations of China, Korea and Japan. Includes brief descriptions of individual video and audio titles; references to related books and articles.
General resources for researching architectural history in the Environmental Design Library, UC Berkeley. It includes selected reference works, both print and electronic, and important historical surveys.
UC Berkeley Library and Web resources for the history of landscape architecture. Included are selected reference titles and historical surveys of landscape architecture history, as well as strategies for locating periodical articles, books, images, etc
Vernacular architecture and landscape architecture, often called "ordinary" or "traditional" built environment, is a subject which crosses many disciplines: architecture, landscape architecture, historic preservation, building science, cultural anthropology, urban geography, archaeology, material culture, history, folklore, and human geography among them.