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Laurence King Publishing
By Andrew Ballantyne
9 3 ⁄4 × 11 1 ⁄2 in in; 320 pp, 1030 illustrations, 230 in color pp; Hardcover
October 2012 ISBN 9781856698375 ISBN10 1856698378
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The latest in this successful series, this book features
around 150 of the most important buildings in the
history of world architecture—from the pyramids and
the Parthenon to some of the most significant works
by recent architects.
The quality and number of the line drawings,
together with the authoritative text by a renowned
architectural historian, allow all the buildings to
be understood in detail and make this an invaluable
resource for students.
• Invaluable resource for all architecture students,
both in their studio work and their history training
• Includes around 150 of the key buildings of architectural
history from around the world
• All drawings are newly drawn for this book
• Includes free CD with all drawings
Andrew Ballantyne is Professor of Architecture at Newcastle
University. He has been the Chairman of the Society of
Architectural Historians of Great Britain, and has written
extensively on architectural history and theory, including
Tudoresque: In Pursuit of the Ideal Home (2011), and the
bestselling Architecture: A Very Short Introduction (2002).
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