Visions of Power: Architecture and Ambition from Ancient Times to the Present

Visions of Power: Architecture and Ambition from Ancient Times to the Present

by Adrian Tinniswood
     
 

Visions of Power explores the relationship between people, power, and architecture by examining how the world's most influential leaders have expressed their own personalities through buildings. With the aid of photographs, plans, and contemporary illustrations, Visions of Power reveals the secrets behind the world's most famous buildings, explaining why they were… See more details below

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Visions of Power explores the relationship between people, power, and architecture by examining how the world's most influential leaders have expressed their own personalities through buildings. With the aid of photographs, plans, and contemporary illustrations, Visions of Power reveals the secrets behind the world's most famous buildings, explaining why they were designed in their distinctive styles and how they reflect the times in which they were built.. "This book will appeal to everyone who loves architecture, popular history, and fantastic facts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556706509
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 11.35(h) x 0.85(d)

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