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Architecture : A Visual History (Hardcover) (Jonathan Glancey)
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With over 500 images and 13 specially commissioned 3-D artworks identifying key structural and aesthetic features, this is a visual tour covering more than 350 of the world's greatest buildings of architectural styles.
Take a spectacular tour of the world's architecture—from ancient stupas to modern high-tech skyscrapers to today's green buildings in Architecture. From the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt to the Parthenon in Greece, from the White House in Washington, DC, to Bhurj Khalifa in Dubai and beyond, this visual worldwide survey of architecture offers close-up detailed photographic references to the vocabulary of each period, plus principal elements and decorated features.
Presented in a die-cut slipcase, it is the perfect gift for anyone interested architecture and engineering.