Buildings that Changed the World jellemzők

Now available in an attractive flexi-cover edition, Buildings that Changed the World takes the reader on an unconventional and lively journey around the globe and through the history of human civilization, introducing many architectural icons and offering an overview of four thousand years of architectural history. By linking buildings to the people who constructed and lived in them, and by presenting stories and myths connected with them, this book offers an accessible approach to architectural history. Including stunning photographs, plans, and entertaining texts, Buildings that Changed the World is a combination of architectural historical information with delightful anecdotes and illustrations.