50 Buildings You Should Know


by Kuhl, Isabel

50 Buildings You Should Know

Price:  US$26.93   (SGD34.98*)
Format:  Paper Back, 164 pages
Published:  2010, United Kingdom, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9783791338385
SB#:  052629 (705)

About This Book

The fifty buildings presented here in chronological order represent the most compelling, intriguing, and awe-inspiring structures from all over the world. Along with the Pyramids of Cheops, the Parthenon, and the Colosseum, readers will learn about other masterpieces such as the Hagia Sophia in Turkey; Cambodia's Temple Complex at Angkor Wat; the Potala Palace in Lhasa; and the Jewish Museum in Berlin. Each entry features full color photographs of the structure along with informative text presented in a dynamic format. Readers can find basic information about each building's artistic relevance, style, and contextual history while timelines and sidebars offer additional notes about architectural periods and techniques. From ancient Jordan and Guatemala to modern-day Manhattan and Munich, this world tour of great edifices offers a mini-course in architecture that will satisfy even the most passionate student's lust for learning about the world's greatest buildings.


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