By Dan Cruickshank
Featuring over two hundred photos, this gorgeous booklet via popular tv historian Dan Cruickshank tells the historical past of structure throughout the tales of a hundred iconic buildings
Journeying via time and position, from the traditional Egyptian pyramids to the hovering skyscrapers of big apple, well known architectural historian Dan Cruickshank explores the main remarkable and characterful creations in international architecture.
His choice comprises the various world’s best-known constructions that symbolize key or pioneering moments in architectural background, equivalent to the Pantheon in Rome, Hagia Sophia in Turkey, the Taj Mahal in India and the Forbidden urban in China.
But the e-book additionally covers much less noticeable and extra miraculous buildings, the commonly unsung heroes of an perpetually attention-grabbing tale. structures like Oriel Chambers in Liverpool and the Narkomfin house development in Moscow.
Dan Cruickshank has visited approximately the entire constructions within the publication, many in destinations which are now inaccessible and less than critical hazard. A background of structure in a hundred constructions is an eloquent and infrequently relocating testimony to the facility of significant structure to form, and be formed through, global history.
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A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings by Dan Cruickshank