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Architecture by Jonathan Glancey
Book DescriptionShowing you what others only tell you. From airports to Ziggurats, explore the world's greatest buildings with fascinating illustrations that take you right to the heart of the world's landmark buildings. Featuring all major historical styles and covering all parts of the world, discover how building has evolved from extravagant royal palaces to the towering headquarters of today's global corporations. Perfect for any architecture enthusiast, this is the definitive visual guide to discovering 5,000 years of architectural design, style and construction.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405310291
(222mm x 130mm x 33mm)
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Publish Date: 4-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jonathan Glancey
What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower?, Paperback (February 2017)
Why do we find the idea of a multi-coloured Parthenon so shocking today? Why was the Eiffel Tower such a target for hatred when it was first built? Is the Sagrada Familia a work of genius or kitsch? This book examines the critical legacy of both well known and either forgotten or underappreciated highpoints in the history of world architecture.
Design: The Whole Story, Paperback (September 2016)
Takes a close look at the key developments, movements and practitioners of design around the world, from the beginnings of industrial manufacturing to the present day. Organized chronologically, this book locates design within its technological, cultural, economic, aesthetic and theoretical contexts.
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Author Biography - Jonathan Glancey
Jonathan Glancey is an Honorary Fellow of The Royal Institute of British Architects, London and the Architecture and Design Editor of The Guardian newspaper. He is also the author of several books on architecture, including DK's Story of Architecture, and a regular TV and radio broadcaster who has written and presented programmes for BBC TV and Channel 4, as well as BBC Radio 4. He has been assistant editor of the Architectural Review, editor of The Architect and has contributed to a number of architectural and design magazines in Europe and the US. Jonathan resides in London.
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