Computer Science, Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Computer Science Conference

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Springer, Jan 1, 1999 - Computers - 479 pages
Walks through Prague that both bring the history of the city to life and take the visitor on a fascinating journey through time: The comprehensive guidebook to modern architecture of Prague shows its development from the Art Nouveau and beginnings of the Modern Style at the turn of the 20th century, the unique Cubist buildings from the years before World War I, the 'National Style"" of the newly established Czechoslovak Republic, the functionalist avantgarde of the inter-war period, the most remarkable examples of post-World War II buildings, and the revival of architectural production after 1989. 200 pages encompass 225 entries presenting buildings from 1900 to 1997. Each of them contains a descriptive text, black/white period photographs, selected entries are provided with plans. City map on 14 gatefold pages, registers according to architects, chronology, and typology. The pocket-sized book is an indispensable companion to everybody's discovering the vast architectural heritage of the Czech capital.

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