Architecture: The Critics' Choice : 150 Masterpieces of Western Architecture
Watson-Guptill Publications, 2000 - Architecture - 352 pages
An engrossing guided tour of some of the world's greatest buildings awaits readers of this unique tribute to excellence and innovation in architecture. The book is divided into ten chapters, ranging from antiquity to modernism and beyond, each written by an eminent specialist. 240 photos, 190 in color.
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