World Architecture 1900-2000 : a Critical Mosaic / General Editor, Kenneth Frampton: Mediterranean Basin

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Kenneth Frampton
Springer, 2002 - Architecture - 294 pages
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: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Libya, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritania, Monaco, Morocco, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Tunisia, Vatican City.

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Elevador de Santa Justa Lisbon Portugal 19001902 arch Raoul Mesnier du Ponsard
Grand Hotel Palma de Mallorca Spain 19011903 arch Lluis Domenech i Montaner
Eglise SaintJean de Montmartre Paris France 18941904 arch Anatole de Baudot

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