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Title:
Lost masterpieces
Author:
Phaidon Press.
Publication Information:
London : Phaidon, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
General Note:
Cover title.

Originally published 1994-1996 in series: Architecture in detail.
Language:
English
Contents:
Joseph Paxton, Crystal Palace / John McKean -- Ferdinand Dutert, Palais des machines / Stuart Durant -- McKim, Mead and White, Pennsylvania Station / Steven Parissien.
Subject Term:
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ISBN:
9780714838724
Format :
Book

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Central Library NA209 .L67 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

Part of a series that aims to place buildings within their historical context,his text considers Paxton's Crystal Palace, McKim, Mead & White'sennsylvania Station and Dutert's Palais des Machines. It includes speciallyroduced technical drawings that explain how the buildings were detailed andut together. The text explains why a knowledge of these structures is vitalo an understanding of the history of architecture, as, together theseuildings, with their innovative approaches to design and new technology,aved the way for the modern architectural movement.


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