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World atlas of architecture

World atlas of architecture

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Published by Mitchell Beazley in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementforeword by John Julius Norwich.
The Physical Object
Pagination408 p. :
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20218225M

A history of architecture, spanning the pre-classical era to modern times, from the Far East to Europe and the Americas. The major sections cover: non-European civilizations; the ancient world; late antiquity and the early Middle Ages; the Middle Ages; the Age of Classicism; and the Modern Era. This is the only book to thoroughly document the world's finest examples of Brutalist architecture. More than buildings - existing and demolished, classic and contemporary - are organized geographically into nine continental regions. Buildings, Architects, Countries, 9 World Regions, 1 .

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