Modern World Architecture: Classic Buildings of Our Time by Jonathan Glancey, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Modern World Architecture: Classic Buildings of Our Time

Modern World Architecture: Classic Buildings of Our Time

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 Building

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:
9781847327291
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
08/02/2011
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
1,117,137
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.30(d)

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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