Associate Professor Felicity Atekpe

A Global History of Architecture

Associate Professor Felicity Atekpe presents ‘A Global History of Architecture’ a book which changed the way architectural history is viewed, studied and taught.

A Global History of Architecture, Francis D.K. Ching, Mark Jarzombek and Vikramaditya Prakash , Hoboken: Wiley; (2011)

An examination of 5,000 years of the built environment

The book that forever changed the way architectural history is viewed, taught, and studied; A Global History of Architecture examines 5,000 years of the built environment. Spanning from 3,500 BCE to the present, and organized along a global timeline, this unique guide was written by experts in their fields who emphasize the connections, contrasts, and influences of architectural movements throughout history and around the world.

  • Section on contemporary global architecture
  • Coverage of non-Western cultures, particularly South Asia, South East Asia Pre-Columbian America, and Africa.
  • Drawings and maps, as well as more stunning photographs
  • Companion website with digital learning tools and Google Earthmapping service coordinates that make it easier to find sites


Name Associate Professor Felicity Atekpe (she/her)
Role staff
Department The Bartlett School of Architecture


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