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Modern World Architecture
     

Modern World Architecture

by Jonathan Glancey
 

The brand new edition of this stunning volume covers the world's leading architects and architectural styles from the Arts and Crafts movement of the early 1900s to the Postmodernism of today. Focusing on one landmark structure per page, it explores the esthetics and historical significance of 440 international masterworks, from New York City's famed Chrysler

Overview

The brand new edition of this stunning volume covers the world's leading architects and architectural styles from the Arts and Crafts movement of the early 1900s to the Postmodernism of today. Focusing on one landmark structure per page, it explores the esthetics and historical significance of 440 international masterworks, from New York City's famed Chrysler Building and Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater to Frank Gehry's Disney Concert Hall, the Sydney Opera House, and the Beijing International Airport.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844421541
Publisher:
Gardners Books
Publication date:
09/04/2006

Meet the Author

Jonathan Glancey is architecture and design editor of The Guardian, and a frequent commentator on radio and television. His previous publications include The Story of Architecture and Carlton's Lost Buildings, The Car and The Train. He lives in Suffolk, England.

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