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The Resource Great buildings, [written by Philip Wilkinson]

Great buildings, [written by Philip Wilkinson]

Label
Great buildings
Title
Great buildings
Statement of responsibility
[written by Philip Wilkinson]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A spectacular visual tour of the world's greatest buildingsGreat Buildings takes you an amazing tour of 50 of the world's architectural masterpieces from the Houses of Parliament to the Sydney Opera House. Discover how to "read" a building, identify key characteristics of architecture and get underneath the bricks and mortar with stunning 3-D cutaways.Come face-to-face with some of the greatest architects to have lived and find out how the styles, techniques and materials they used helped create these iconic buildings. Great Buildings is an excellent introduction to architecture as well as being a great read for the connoisseur - it really is like being taken on a personal tour by a knowledgeable guide
Summary
Profiles twenty of the world's greatest buildings, providing for each the story of its construction, a visual analysis, and an explanation of key architectural features, and offers a chronological history of architecture
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10159819
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkinson, Philip
Dewey number
720.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture
  • Buildings
Target audience
adult
Label
Great buildings, [written by Philip Wilkinson]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: The world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained
  • Includes index
Control code
000049570589
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9781405375702
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Great buildings, [written by Philip Wilkinson]
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: The world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained
  • Includes index
Control code
000049570589
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9781405375702
Other physical details
col. ill.

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