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Guiding readers through a staggering 5,000 years of world architecture, Jonathan Glancey's eminently knowledgeable, authoritative, and always fascinating insights make reading this book irresistible, despite the enormity of the subject. Featuring influential and innovative architects of every age, along with their masterpieces, from the ziggurat at Ur to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, this stylish, lavishly illustrated book shows the unique historical, geographical, and cultural elements that have influenced and literally shaped the world's greatest architecture.

Synopsis:

Jonathan Glancey guides readers through a staggering 5,000 years of world architecture with his eminently knowledgeable, authoritative, and always fascinating insights. This stylish, lavishly illustrated book features influential and innovative architects of every age, along with their masterpieces, from the ziggurat at Ur to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

About the Author

Jonathan Glancey contributes to a number of architectural and design magazines in Europe and the US. He is the author of 20th Century Architecture, Nigel Coates: Body Building and City Scapes, as well as the assistant editor of the Architectural Review and the editor of The Architect.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789493347
Foreword:
Foster, Norman
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Foreword by:
Foster, Norman
Foreword:
Foster, Norman
Author:
Glancey, Jonathan
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Architecture
Subject:
Art/Architecture
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
Includes index.
Series Volume:
108-102
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.70x8.72x.59 in. 1.91 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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"Synopsis" by , Jonathan Glancey guides readers through a staggering 5,000 years of world architecture with his eminently knowledgeable, authoritative, and always fascinating insights. This stylish, lavishly illustrated book features influential and innovative architects of every age, along with their masterpieces, from the ziggurat at Ur to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.
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