Architectural “Worlding”: Fischer von Erlach and the Eighteenth-Century Fabrication of a History of Architecture

Architectural “Worlding”: Fischer von Erlach and the Eighteenth-Century Fabrication of a History of Architecture

Sussan Babaie This essay focuses on the representations of architecture from the lands of Islam in two picture-rich narratives of the history of architecture and on their historiographic significance. One is a picture book, first published in 1721 in Vienna, by Fischer von Erlach (1656–1723), Entwurf einer historischen Architektur in…

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