Architecture is the art of shaping space. Presented in this chapter is a brief history of the engineering and creative innovations that have affected architecture over the centuries.
After reading this chapter, you should be able to:
- Discuss architecture as an art form.
- Discuss the developments and processes that have changed construction over the centuries.
- List and define the terminology associated with construction and architecture.
- Name and discuss a number of innovators in the realm of architecture.