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Modern Architecture A-Z

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Format:  Hardcover
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ISBN-10:  3836521326
ISBN-13:  9783836521321
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Title: Modern Architecture A-Z

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Seven years in the making, 600 entries, 5,200 illustrations...
An unprecedented architecture encyclopedia

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. Each architect’s entry features a portrait, quote, and short biography as well as a description of important works, historical context, and general approach; illustrations include numerous drawings, photographs, and floor plans. The book’s A to Z entries cover not only architects but also groups, movements, and styles from the 18th to the 21st centuries. With 600 entries and 5,200 illustrations, The A–Z of Modern Architecture is a comprehensive resource that  no architecture professional, fan, or student should be without.

• 566 architects from the 18th to the 21st century
• Architect portrait, quote, and short biography
• Description of important works, historical
context, and general approach
• Numerous drawings, photographs, and plans

Author:Peter Gossel, Katja Gazey, Cara Mullio
Language: English
Pages: 591
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
Weight:10.3 Pounds
Length:12.8 Inches
Width:10 Inches
Height:2.8 Inches

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Architecture > History
Architecture > History / Modern (Late 19Th Century To 1945)
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Book Details Summary: The title of this book is Modern Architecture A-Z and it was written by Peter Gossel, Katja Gazey, Cara Mullio. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is September 1, 2010 and it has a suggested retail price of $59.99. It was published by Taschen America Llc and has a total of 591 pages in the book. The 10 digit ISBN is 3836521326 and the 13 digit ISBN is 9783836521321. To buy this book at the lowest price, Click Here.

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