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Icons of Architecture By Sabine Thiel-Siling

Icons of Architecture by Sabine Thiel-Siling

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Highlighted in this book are the world's architecture, the people behind the buildings, and the impact they have had on their surroundings. They are presented in full-colour, double-page spreads which provide numerous photographs and plans, a summary of the architect's career, and anecdotes about building sites, materials, and construction.

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Icons of Architecture: The 20th Century by Sabine Thiel-Siling

"Icons of Architecture: the 20th Century" highlights the world's best modern architecture, the people behind the buildings, and the impact they have had on their surroundings. Includes: Sagrada Familia; Glasgow School of Art; Peace Center Hiroshima; Congress Buildings Brasilia; Sydney Opera House; Economist Building; Parliament Buildings Dhaka; Centre Georges Pompidopu; Lloyd's of London; Louvre Pyramid; Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank; Kansai International Airport; Petronas Towers;and KLIA. The buildings profiled here have proved enduring monuments to their architects' visions and the hopes and dreams of their eras. Presented in full-colour, double-page spreads, these buildings represent nearly every continent on the globe and almost every architectural trend of the past century. The double-page spreads provide numerous photographs and plans, a summary of the architect's career, and fascinating anecdotes about building sites, materials, and construction.

About Sabine Thiel-Siling

Sabine Thiel-Siling is a freelance editor and writer, who lives in Munich and Brisbane.

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GOR010708771
9783791333984
3791333984
Icons of Architecture: The 20th Century by Sabine Thiel-Siling
Used - Like New
Paperback
Prestel
2005-08-24
192
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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