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Stunning photos, architects' plans, models, and diagrams describe all the parts of civilization's most important structures.

Labeled illustrations with explanatory text depict historical and contemporary structures, architectural elements, and building components from ancient times to the present.

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Overview

Stunning photos, architects' plans, models, and diagrams describe all the parts of civilization's most important structures.

Labeled illustrations with explanatory text depict historical and contemporary structures, architectural elements, and building components from ancient times to the present.

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Children's Literature - Beverly Kobrin
The more-than-a-thousand parts of buildings pictured and identified in The Visual Dictionary of Buildings furnish readers a more detailed look at the inner structure of buildings than is found in any other book in this group. In typical DK style, the photographs of the buildings, their tops, bottoms and sides-inside and out-are set against a white background to make their individually labeled components easily discernable. A chart of major architectural styles from Ancient Turkey to the 20th century concludes this pictorial presentation of the style and substance of architecture that will intrigue perusers young and old.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564581020
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1992
  • Series: DK Visual Dictionaries Series
  • Edition description: 1st American ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 12.10 (w) x 10.26 (h) x 0.47 (d)

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DK Publishing is world renowned for its distinctive, highly visual books that inform, inspire, and entertain readers of all ages.
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