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50 Buildings You Should Know

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The fifty buildings presented here in chronological order represent the most compelling, intriguing, and awe-inspiring structures from all over the world. Along with the Pyramids of Cheops, the Parthenon, and the Colosseum, readers will learn about other masterpieces such as the Hagia Sophia in Turkey; Cambodia's Temple Complex at Angkor Wat; the Potala Palace in Lhasa; and the Jewish Museum in Berlin. Each entry features full colour photographs of the structure along with informative text presented in a dynamic format. Readers can find basic information about each building's artistic relevance, style, and contextual history while timelines and sidebars offer additional notes about architectural periods and techniques. AUTHOR: Isabel Kuhl is an author and art historian based in Cologne, Germany. 200 colour illustrations

Product code: 9783791385884

ISBN 9783791385884
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H240xW193
No. Of Pages 176
Publisher Prestel
This collection of great buildings is a highly entertaining lesson in architectural history for readers of all ages.