Architecture

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DK, 2006 - Architecture - 512 pages
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Explore the world's greatest buildings! Architecture is filled with amazing illustrations and photographs that take you to the heart of the world's landmark buildings. Get the opportunity to look beyond the facade. Examine materials and technology that shape buildings, and identify the key elements and decorative features of each architectural style. This is the best definitive visual guide on architecture; it covers 5,000 years of architectural design, style, and construction from airports to ziggurats. Dissects architectural wonders inside and out.Includes palaces, great temples, cathedrals and towering modern skyscrapers.

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Contents

INDIA SOUTHEAST
136
THE ISLAMIC WORLD
190
MEDIEVAL EUROPE
224
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Jonathan Glancey is the architecture and design editor of The Guardian. He lives in London.

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