By Dan Cruickshank
Featuring over 2 hundred pictures, this wonderful ebook through popular tv historian Dan Cruickshank tells the heritage of structure throughout the tales of a hundred iconic buildings
Journeying via time and position, from the traditional Egyptian pyramids to the hovering skyscrapers of ny, well known architectural historian Dan Cruickshank explores the main extraordinary and characterful creations in global architecture.
His choice contains a number of the world’s best-known structures that characterize key or pioneering moments in architectural background, reminiscent of the Pantheon in Rome, Hagia Sophia in Turkey, the Taj Mahal in India and the Forbidden urban in China.
But the publication additionally covers much less seen and extra spectacular constructions, the commonly unsung heroes of an without end interesting tale. structures like Oriel Chambers in Liverpool and the Narkomfin condominium development in Moscow.
Dan Cruickshank has visited approximately all of the structures within the ebook, many in destinations which are now inaccessible and less than severe risk. A background of structure in a hundred constructions is an eloquent and sometimes relocating testimony to the facility of serious structure to form, and be formed by means of, global history.
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