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Eyewitness Companions: Architecture - Jonathan Glancey


Book Description:
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


©2006


My Review:
Fascinating information and photos from beginning to end. Touching on various types of architecture. There was so many favorites, and quite a few new places to me, showcased in this book. I appreciated the parts in the book most, that visually deconstructed our favorite landmarks. A beautifully written and illustrated book!
Another book on high on my list!
(5/5)


~I received a free copy from DK Canada. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

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