Round Buildings, Square Buildings & Buildings that Wiggle Like a Fish
Knopf, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 121 pages
Philip M. Isaacson takes readers on a personal tour of buildings around the world, from places of worship, fortresses, and air terminals to bridges, windmills, and fishing shacks. Along the way they learn the many elements that give buildings their flavor and character.At once informative and beguiling, this striking introduction to architecture encourages readers to look for beauty where they may have never looked before.
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