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50 buildings you should know / Isabel Kuhl.

By: Kèuhl, Isabel.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Munich ; London ; New York : Prestel, 2007Description: 171 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.ISBN: 3791338382; 9783791338385.Other title: Fifty buildings you should know.Subject(s): Architecture -- History | Historic buildings -- Guidebooks | Buildings -- GuidebooksDDC classification: 720.9 Summary: The fifty buildings presented here in chronological order represent the most compelling, intriguing, and awe-inspiring structures from all over the world. Along with the Pyramids of Cheops, the Parthenon, and the Colosseum, readers will learn about other masterpieces such as the Hagia Sophia in Turkey; Cambodia's Temple Complex at Angkor Wat; the Potala Palace in Lhasa; and the Jewish Museum in Berlin. Each entry features full color photographs of the structure along with informative text. From ancient Jordan and Guatemala to modern-day Manhattan and Munich, this world tour of great edifices offers a mini-course in architecture.--From publisher description.
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The fifty buildings presented here in chronological order represent the most compelling, intriguing, and awe-inspiring structures from all over the world. Along with the Pyramids of Cheops, the Parthenon, and the Colosseum, readers will learn about other masterpieces such as the Hagia Sophia in Turkey; Cambodia's Temple Complex at Angkor Wat; the Potala Palace in Lhasa; and the Jewish Museum in Berlin. Each entry features full color photographs of the structure along with informative text. From ancient Jordan and Guatemala to modern-day Manhattan and Munich, this world tour of great edifices offers a mini-course in architecture.--From publisher description.

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