World Architecture 1900-2000: Southeast Asia and Oceania

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Kenneth Frampton
Springer, 1999 - Architecture - 288 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: Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Oceania.

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Aula ITB Institut Teknologi Bandung Bandung 1920 arch Henry Maclaine Pont
Sultan Sulaiman Mosque Klang Selangor 1932 arch L Kesteven
The Central Market Phnom Penh 1937 arch Jean Desbois and Louis Chauchon

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Kenneth Frampton is Ware Professor of Architecture at Columbia University.

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