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By Daniel Borden

Lavishly illustrated and super-condensed, Architecture: A World History is dedicated to significant architectural movements, exploring the evolution of the practice through biographies of great architects and examinations of their masterpieces. Organized chronologically, the book travels from prehistory to the present, highlighting noteworthy examples of important architectural styles, and showcasing the work of significant architects, including Mies van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, Philip Johnson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Zaha Hadid, and Rem Koolhaas, among others. From the pyramids of Egypt to the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower to the Glass House, Architecture: A World History takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the most spectacular examples of architecture from around the world and throughout time.

512 pages, 1,050 illustrations (932 in full color). 4 1/2'' x 6 3/8''. Hardcover, with jacket.

  • 512 pages
  • 1,050 illustrations (932 in full color)
  • 4 1/2'' x 6 3/8''
  • Hardcover
  • with jacket

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Description

By Daniel Borden

Lavishly illustrated and super-condensed, Architecture: A World History is dedicated to significant architectural movements, exploring the evolution of the practice through biographies of great architects and examinations of their masterpieces. Organized chronologically, the book travels from prehistory to the present, highlighting noteworthy examples of important architectural styles, and showcasing the work of significant architects, including Mies van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, Philip Johnson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Zaha Hadid, and Rem Koolhaas, among others. From the pyramids of Egypt to the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower to the Glass House, Architecture: A World History takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the most spectacular examples of architecture from around the world and throughout time.

512 pages, 1,050 illustrations (932 in full color). 4 1/2'' x 6 3/8''. Hardcover, with jacket.





  • 512 pages
  • 1,050 illustrations (932 in full color)
  • 4 1/2'' x 6 3/8''
  • Hardcover
  • with jacket


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