World Architecture

World Architecture

The Masterworks

Book - 2008
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Will Pryce unveils a world of beauty and genius in this unparalleled, specially photographed survey of the world's architectural master- pieces. More than 350 color photographs celebrate the finest buildings from over two thousand years of civilization: Hagia Sophia, the Gothic cathedrals of Europe, Islamic masterworks at Isfahan, the Taj Mahal, the Palace of Westminster, Gehry's iconic Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, and much more.

There are some eighty buildings featured, more than forty of which receive in-depth attention in detailed photo essays. Pryce's accompanying texts and commentaries provide an extra dimension of understanding for the contexts in which they were created, and of the evolution of architecture through history.
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2008.
ISBN: 9780500342480
0500342482
Branch Call Number: 720.9 PRY
Characteristics: 313 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm

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Apr 19, 2012

A gorgeous book!! Showcasing many of the great chapels and cathedrals of the world. Taj Mahal, Houses of Parliament, and the Glass House in New Canaan, U.S.A. are all here...and more. A must see for anyone!

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