1000 Years of World Architecture: An Illustrated Guide

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HardCover. Pub Date: October 2006 Pages: 432 in Publisher: Thames & Hudson This lively. accessible guide to the main characteristics of movements and regional variants of a millennium of Western architecture. Romanesque from the early to the most recent contemporary trends. 150 double-page entries are dedicated to the greatest architects.styles. movements and themes. each beginning with a concise introductory text and illustrations of the most important and representative works.

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This lively, accessible guide to the main characteristics, movements and regional variants of a millennium of Western architecture, from the early Romanesque to the most recent contemporary trends. 150 double-page entries are dedicated to the greatest architects,styles, movements and themes, each beginning with a concise introductory text and illustrations of the most important and representative works.

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'A book to be savoured and enjoyed ... A treasure!' --Self Build and Design

'Magnificent images from all over the globe' --Period House

'For building buffs everywhere ... a must-have'
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'Visually ravishing' --The Times

'Stunning ... the guidance that the book gives is concise, but not perfunctory and the analysis of architecture is very clear and informative ... truly a valuable source'
--The Smoke

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