World Architecture 1900-2000: Russia-USSR-CIS

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Kenneth Frampton
Springer, 1999 - Architecture - 251 pages
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"World Architecture" records the major architectural contributions made in all regions of the world to the development of human culture. Grouped into 10 geographical regions and representing five twenty-year-periods, the buildings have been selected by approximately 80 eminent international architectural critics. Each volume contains 100 buildings from one particular region, each object accompanied by an analytical text as well as by drawings and photographs. Introduction essays by the general editor, Kenneth Frampton, and the editor(s) of each volume complete the survey.
The series comprises 10 volumes. The books are handsome, linen-bound and stitched, generously formatted (21,5 x 28,5 cm/8,4 x 11 inches) and contain approx. 300 pages and 400 colour prints each. This unique project gives the most precise and authoritative description of 1000 of the century's most notable buildings. Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikstan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

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Contents

Hotel Metropol Moscow Russia 1905 arch V F Valkotsas L Khekhushev and others
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Gorodetskys Apartment Building Kiev Ukraine 1911 arch V Gorodetsky
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Monument to the III International Project Moscow Russia 1920 arch V Tatlin with T Shapiro
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