Modern World Architecture: Classic Buildings of Our Time

Modern World Architecture: Classic Buildings of Our Time

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DESCRIPTION :
This visually stunning and lavishly produced guide to the great buildings and structures of the modern age from around the world is divided into nine clear sections, and each movement in architecture from 1900 to the present day is represented: Arts and Crafts, Classicism, Organic, Modernism, Postmodernism, Robotic, Cities, and Futures. Focusing on one building per page, Jonathan Glancey discusses over 470 landmark structures from those now regarded as classics of modern architecture such as L'Institut du Monde Arab in Paris and the Sydney Opera House, to recent buildings such as the Swiss Re building in London and the Parliamentary Library in New Delhi. With over 470 superbly reproduced colour and black and white photographs, and every essential building, structure and architect featured, this is a must-have book for anyone interested in modern architecture.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781847327291
BY (AUTHOR) Glancey, Jonathan
PUBLISHER : Welbeck Publishing Group PUBLICATION DATE : July 07, 2011
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Carlton Books Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 226 mm x 188 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
The Arts
DESCRIPTION :
This visually stunning and lavishly produced guide to the great buildings and structures of the modern age from around the world is divided into nine clear sections, and each movement in architecture from 1900 to the present day is represented: Arts and Crafts, Classicism, Organic, Modernism, Postmodernism, Robotic, Cities, and Futures. Focusing on one building per page, Jonathan Glancey discusses over 470 landmark structures from those now regarded as classics of modern architecture such as L'Institut du Monde Arab in Paris and the Sydney Opera House, to recent buildings such as the Swiss Re building in London and the Parliamentary Library in New Delhi. With over 470 superbly reproduced colour and black and white photographs, and every essential building, structure and architect featured, this is a must-have book for anyone interested in modern architecture.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781847327291
BY (AUTHOR) Glancey, Jonathan
PUBLISHER : Welbeck Publishing Group PUBLICATION DATE : July 07, 2011
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Carlton Books Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 226 mm x 188 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
The Arts