1001 GREAT BUILDINGS YOU MUST SEE BEFORE

By: MARK IRVING

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This book is a one-stop guide to the world's greatest architectural achievements. Comprehensive and concise, it contains reviews of the most influential structures ever built worldwide. Covering a diverse array of architectural traditions and construction styles-from the bold and brash to the spiritual and reserved, from Angkor Wat to the Parthenon, from Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater to Frank Gehry's Bilbao Guggenheim-the book celebrates the vision and achievement of world architecture. Entries are organized chronologically and include essential information on the featured building, as well as the social, political, cultural, and geographical considerations that influenced the design. Stunning illustrations and photographs highlight the technical feats and aesthetic brilliance of architects past and present. This comprehensive collection is an accessible reference for anyone interested in the history of architecture.

Title: 1001 GREAT BUILDINGS YOU MUST SEE BEFORE

Author Name: MARK IRVING

Categories: Arch HISTORY/Criticism,

Publisher: RIZZOLI (RH):

ISBN Number: 0789315645

ISBN Number 13: 9780789315649

Binding: HARDCOVER W/JACKET

Book Condition: GOOD IN FAIR JACKET/COVER

Seller ID: IM523917

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