Why do some buildings stand the test of time? What makes a building unique, or groundbreaking? How do function, environment, and technology impact an architect's vision? These questions and more are succinctly addressed in this wide-ranging tour of 100 of the world's most important man-made structures. This compilation spans the ancient to the modern eras and represents nearly every continent. Gorgeous photographs of each building are featured in double-page spreads, which include concise texts offering fascinating histories and contextual information, as well as biographies of the architects. An invaluable introduction to the world of architecture, this book guides readers through every milestone of architectural triumph - be it an ancient city, modern sports arena, cathedral, or office building.

The Buildings that Revolutionized Architecture

SKU: 058197
$53.24 Regular Price
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  • ISBN

    9783791381268
  • Authors

    Heine, Florian; Isabel Kuhl
  • Extent

    286
  • Format

    Hardcover
  • Year

    2015
  • Publisher

    Prestel Publishing

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