The Story of Buildings (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
96
Utgivningsdatum
2018-09-06
Förlag
Walker Books Ltd
Medarbetare
Biesty, Stephen (ill.)
Illustratör/Fotograf
Stephen Biesty
Dimensioner
286 x 246 x 10 mm
Vikt
590 g
ISBN
9781406381689
The Story of Buildings (häftad)

The Story of Buildings

Fifteen Stunning Cross-sections from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House

Häftad Engelska, 2018-09-06
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A highly readable book about architecture, lavishly illustrated with sixteen intricate cross sections. From straw huts to skyscrapers, palaces to arts centres, The Story of Buildings takes us on a journey across continents and over centuries. Patrick Dillon selects sixteen of the most iconic buildings from around the world including the Parthenon, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Taj Mahal, the Forbidden City, the Bauhaus, Crystal Palace, the Sydney Opera House and the Pompidou Centre, and tells the remarkable human story behind each of them. Stephen Biesty's detailed, intricate cross-sections allow us to see inside these incredible structures and appreciate the inspiration of their creators. Technical information and architectural terms are explained in labels and there is an extensive index and timeline at the end of the book.
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Patrick Dillon is an architect and historian. He is the author of The Story of Britain, a narrative history for children, and of two highly acclaimed history books for adults: The Last Revolution and The Much-Lamented Death of Madam Geneva. Patrick lives in London, SW11, with his family. Stephen Biesty loves history, architecture and drawing. These three interests led to his first book for children, the internationally bestselling Incredible Cross-Sections which has sold over a million copies worldwide. He has illustrated many others, including Great Explorers, Incredible Explosions and Rome in Spectacular Cross-Section. Stephen lives in Somerset with his family.