Architecture: A World History

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Lavishly illustrated and super-condensed, Architecture: A World History is the perfect gift for any architecture buff. In this pocket-sized book bursting with 600 illustrations, page after page is dedicated to significant architectural movements, time lines that explore the evolution of the practice, and capsule biographies of great architects and examinations of their masterpieces.

Organized chronologically, the book travels from prehistory to the present, highlighting noteworthy examples of important architectural styles, and showcasing the work of significant architects, including Mies van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, Philip Johnson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Zaha Hadid, and Rem Koolhaas. From the pyramids of Egypt to the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower to the Glass House, Architecture: A World History takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the most spectacular examples of architecture from around the world and throughout time.

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Author

Daniel Borden, Jerzy Elzanowski, Joni Taylor, Stephanie Tuerk

Binding

Paperback

EAN

9780810995123

EANList

9780810995123

ISBN

0810995123

ItemDimensions

663, hundredths-inches, 513, hundredths-inches, 164, hundredths-pounds, 150, hundredths-inches

Label

Harry N. Abrams

Languages

English, Published, English, Original Language, English, Unknown

Manufacturer

Harry N. Abrams

ManufacturerMaximumAge

1188, months

ManufacturerMinimumAge

156, months

NumberOfItems

1

NumberOfPages

512

PackageDimensions

170, hundredths-inches, 650, hundredths-inches, 195, hundredths-pounds, 490, hundredths-inches

PackageQuantity

1

ProductGroup

Book

ProductTypeName

ABIS_BOOK

PublicationDate

2008-05-01

Publisher

Harry N. Abrams

Studio

Harry N. Abrams

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