Architecture Pop-up Book

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Universe, 2004 - Architecture - 12 pages
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The Architecture Pop-Up Book is a magnificent journey through history. Featuring amazing three-dimensional replications of famous buildings from ancient to modern times, the book showcases artwork, photographs, pop-ups and detailed text of the ancient Egyptian pyramids and Mesopotamian ziggurats; the great constructions of Greece and Rome, such as the Parthenon and the Colosseum; majestic Asian wonders, including the Taj Mahal and the Hagiá Sophiá; Gothic and Neoclassical masterpieces, from Notre Dame and the Florence Duomo to the Houses of Parliament and Monticello; and the work of such important modern architects as Gaudí, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Frank Gehry. From a brilliantly elaborate Gothic cathedral nave to a telescoping Chrysler Building skyscraper, the talent and imagination of architects and builders from all eras and from all over the world, are displayed and compared here. Innovative, informative, and entertaining, this gift book is a superb tour of the greatest achievements of world architecture and is the perfect gift for the architecture enthusiast and anyone interested in learning about the history of these celebrated buildings.
The Architecture Pop-Up Book is a magnificent journey through history. Featuring amazing three-dimensional replications of famous buildings from ancient to modern times, the book showcases artwork, photographs, pop-ups and detailed text of the ancient Egyptian pyramids and Mesopotamian ziggurats; the great constructions of Greece and Rome, such as the Parthenon and the Colosseum; majestic Asian wonders, including the Taj Mahal and the Hagiá Sophiá; Gothic and Neoclassical masterpieces, from Notre Dame and the Florence Duomo to the Houses of Parliament and Monticello; and the work of such important modern architects as Gaudí, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Frank Gehry. From a brilliantly elaborate Gothic cathedral nave to a telescoping Chrysler Building skyscraper, the talent and imagination of architects and builders from all eras and from all over the world, are displayed and compared here. Innovative, informative, and entertaining, this gift book is a superb tour of the greatest achievements of world architecture and is the perfect gift for the architecture enthusiast and anyone interested in learning about the history of these celebrated buildings.

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About the author (2004)

Anton Radevsky graduated in graphic arts at the Berlin College of Arts, Weissensee. He is the creator of such pop-up books as The Pop-up Book of Spacecraft and others. He currently works in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Pavel Popov is an architect, lecturer, and writer on architecture. He is the author of such works as Composition as Abstraction and Theory of Architecture Composition.

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