Great Buildings

Great Buildings

[the World's Architectural Masterpieces Explored and Explained]

Book - 2012
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From the mysterious Great Pyramid of Egypt and Turkey's exquisite Hagia Sofia, to the splendid palace at Versailles and Frank Lloyd Wright's graceful Fallingwater in Pennsylvania, Great Buildings explores the world's most stunning buildings and other iconic architectural creations in fabulous visual tours.

The history of each building is explained, from the commissioning to how they were built, and is supplemented with 3-D cutaway artworks and pullouts of the exterior, as well as key details of the interior.

With features on prominent architects, construction and style, Great Buildings is a comprehensive and excellent introduction to architecture's greatest achievements.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Publishing, 2012.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780756698294
0756698294
Branch Call Number: 720 WIL
Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.

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Jan 08, 2014

i would give 10 *s if possible. i learned so much.

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