The illustrated atlas of the world's great buildings: a history of world architecture from the classical perfection of the Parthenon to the breathtaking grandeur of the skyscraper
Views more than five thousand years of architecture by examining great buildings and monuments from the pyramids of ancient Egypt to the Pompidou Centre--built in Paris during the 1970s
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