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Key Buildings from Prehistory to the Present Plans, Sections, and Elevations

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

SKU# 9781856698375

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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.
Key Buildings from Prehistory to the Present Plans, Sections, and Elevations


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Key Buildings from Prehistory to the Present Plans, Sections, and Elevations

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

 

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9 3 ⁄4 × 11 1 ⁄2 in in; 320 pp, 1030 illustrations, 230 in color pp;
Hardcover
October 2012
ISBN 9781856698375
ISBN10 1856698378
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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