50 Architects You Should Know

50 Architects You Should Know - You Should Know

Paperback (08 Jan 1996)

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Synopsis

Starting with the Renaissance, this introduction to fifty visionary architects traces the major aesthetic movements over the past six centuries and offers concise portraits of the geniuses behind them. This accessible and lively survey takes readers around the world and through history, from Filippo Brunelleschi to Antoni Gaudi to Frank Gehry. It contains double-page spreads that feature full-color illustrations, informative sidebars, and a timeline that extends throughout the book. A concise and accessible architectural history, this book is a fascinating look at the enormous variety of ways architects have helped to define their eras.

About the Publisher

Prestel

Prestel

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Book information

ISBN: 9783791340432
Publisher: Prestel
Imprint: Prestel
Pub date:
DEWEY: 720.922
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 171
Weight: 662g
Height: 248mm
Width: 203mm
Spine width: 16mm