Great Buildings

Great Buildings

[the World's Architectural Masterpieces Explored and Explained]

Book - 2012
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Penguin Putnam
From the mysterious Great Pyramid of Egypt and Turkey's exquisite Hagia Sofia, to the splendid palace at Versailles and Frank Lloyd Wright's graceful Fallingwater in Pennsylvania,Great Buildings explores the world's most stunning buildings and other iconic architectural creations in fabulous visual tours.

The history of each building is explained, from the commissioning to how they were built, and is supplemented with 3-D cutaway artworks and pullouts of the exterior, as well as key details of the interior.

With features on prominent architects, construction and style, Great Buildings is a comprehensive and excellent introduction to architecture's greatest achievements.



Random House, Inc.
From the mysterious Great Pyramid of Egypt and Turkey's exquisite Hagia Sofia, to the splendid palace at Versailles and Frank Lloyd Wright's graceful Fallingwater in Pennsylvania,Great Buildings explores the world's most stunning buildings and other iconic architectural creations in fabulous visual tours.

The history of each building is explained, from the commissioning to how they were built, and is supplemented with 3-D cutaway artworks and pullouts of the exterior, as well as key details of the interior.

With features on prominent architects, construction and style, Great Buildings is a comprehensive and excellent introduction to architecture's greatest achievements.



Dorling Kindersley Pub

From the mysterious Great Pyramid of Egypt and Turkey's exquisite Hagia Sofia, to the splendid palace at Versailles and Frank Lloyd Wright's graceful Fallingwater in Pennsylvania,Great Buildings explores the world's most stunning buildings and other iconic architectural creations in fabulous visual tours.

The history of each building is explained, from the commissioning to how they were built, and is supplemented with 3-D cutaway artworks and pullouts of the exterior, as well as key details of the interior.

With features on prominent architects, construction and style, Great Buildings is a comprehensive and excellent introduction to architecture's greatest achievements.



Baker & Taylor
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.

DK Publishing

From the mysterious Great Pyramid of Egypt and Turkey's exquisite Hagia Sofia, to the splendid palace at Versailles and Frank Lloyd Wright's graceful Fallingwater in Pennsylvania, Great Buildings explores the world's most stunning buildings and other iconic architectural creations in fabulous visual tours.

The history of each building is explained, from the commissioning to how they were built, and is supplemented with 3-D cutaway artworks and pullouts of the exterior, as well as key details of the interior.

With features on prominent architects, construction and style, Great Buildings is a comprehensive and excellent introduction to architecture's greatest achievements.



Publisher: New York : DK Pub., c2012
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780756698294
Branch Call Number: 720 WIL
Characteristics: 256 p. :,col. ill. ;,31 cm.

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RobertBoucher
Sep 03, 2019

Beautiful photos and detailed descriptions. A must for anyone interested in works of art in stone and steel.

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mahallett
Jan 08, 2014

i would give 10 *s if possible. i learned so much.

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