Modern Architecture A – Z (2007) (2 vols)

ISBN: 9783822863138
Author(s): Peter Gossel
Format: hardback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 2007
Publisher: Taschen
Total Pages: 1072


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Unlike most architecture encyclopedias, which tend to concentrate more on buildings and floor plans than their designers, this tome puts the architects in the spotlight, profiling individuals so that readers can get a clear overview of their bodies of work. By researching the best illustrations available from archives and prominent architectural photographers all over the world, this publications reaches an up to now unknown visual quality. 600 architects from the 18th to the 21st centuries are listed A to Z in this 1080-page, XL-sized volume, providing a comprehensive resource that no architecture professional, fan, or student should be without. Entries include: architect portrait, quote, and short biography; description of important works, historical context, and general approach; and, numerous drawings, photographs, and plans.

Condition: fine in shrink wrap


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