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Architecture : a visual history
Architecture : a visual history
Glancey, Jonathan, author.
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Eyewitness companions : architecture
Publication Information:
London : DK, Penguin Random House, 2017.

Physical Description:
416 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Architecture tells the story of the world's most incredible buildings, from the ancient world to the present day. Take a closer look at the beautiful details, principal elements, and decorative features of every architectural style, from China's Temple of Heaven and the Great Mosque of Damascus, to the Guggenheim museum and the London Olympic Velodrome. Architecture offers a truly worldwide look at historical and contemporary buildings, with breathtaking photography, intriguing cross-sections, and unique CGI artwork. Now fully updated, this stunning new edition covers contemporary architecture and green buildings, with incredible new photography to transport you to the most interesting and iconic buildings on earth.
General Note:
"Content previously published in 2006 as Eyewitness companions: Architecture"--Title page verso.

Includes index.
From village to city -- The Americas -- The classical world -- India and Southeast Asia -- East Asia -- The Islamic world -- Medieval Europe -- The Renaissance -- Baroque and Rococo -- Classical revival -- The industrial world -- The modern world -- Glossary.

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