Description - Xxcentury Architecture by Matteo Siro Baborsky
The 20th century witnessed some of the most exciting and innovative architecture the world has ever seen. New materials, rapidly evolving technology and progressive theories and techniques all resulted in radical new designs and striking buildings. 20th Century Architecture provides a fascinating overview of these landmark buildings and the architects who created them. Beginning with an essay on the development of architecture across the century it goes on to focus on key buildings from around the world. Each building is covered in a double-page spread featuring striking photographs, sample plans and full text descriptions. Each description provides details of the location, history of construction, key influences on design and function and artistic style of the building. Features 148 buildings including: Empire State Building, New York; Guggenheim Museums, New York and Bilbao; Pompidou Centre, Paris; Santa Maria Cathedral, Tokyo; and the Opera House, Sydney.
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(200mm x 181mm x 25mm)
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
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