World Architecture 1900-2000
Kenneth Frampton, Zhang Qinnan
Springer, Sep 1, 2002 - Architecture - 3000 pages
"World Architecture 1900a "2000a records the major architectural contributions made in all regions of the world to the development of human culture. Grouped into ten geographical regions and representing five twenty-year-periods, the buildings have been selected by over 75 internationally acknowledged architectural critics. Each volume features 100 buildings, each object accompanied by an analytical text as well as by drawings and photographs. Introductionary essays by the editors complete the survey. Renowned Chief Editors Kenneth Frampton and Zhang Qinnan stand for highest quality. This indespensable source of reference covers the world's most notable 20th century buildings in 10 volumes. It gives a most precise and authoritative description of 1000 famous objects.
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