Architecture: A World History

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.

Title: Architecture: A World History

Author: Borden, Daniel; Elzanowski, Jerzy; Taylor, Joni; Tuerk, Stephanie

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2008-05-01

ISBN/UPC Number: 0810995123

ISBN/UPC Number 13: 9780810995123

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: new

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 9780810995123

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