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The Resource Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained], [written by Philip Wilkinson]

Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained], [written by Philip Wilkinson]

Label
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained]
Title
Great buildings
Title remainder
[the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained]
Statement of responsibility
[written by Philip Wilkinson]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the mysterious Great Pyramid of Egypt and Turkey's exquisite Hagia Sofia, to the splendid palace at Versailles and Frank Lloyd Wright's graceful Fallingwater in Pennsylvania, Great Buildings explores the world's most stunning buildings and other iconic architectural creations in fabulous visual tours. -Amazon.com
Summary
Profiles twenty of the world's greatest buildings, providing for each the story of its construction, a visual analysis, and an explanation of key architectural features, and offers a chronological history of architecture
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10159819
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
720.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained], [written by Philip Wilkinson]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from cover ; statement of responsibility from contents page
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
2500 BCE-1100. Great Pyramid : Giza, Egypt ; The Parthenon : Athens, Greece ; Colosseum : Rome, Italy ; Pantheon : Rome, Italy ; Hagia Sophia : Istanbul, Turkey ; Temple of the Inscriptions : Palenque, Mexico ; Bulguksa Temple : Jinheon-Dong, South Korea ; Palatine Chapel : Aachen, Germany ; Borobudur : Magelang, Java, Indonesia -- 1100-1500. Angkor Wat : Angkor, Cambodia ; Abbaye de Ste-Madeleine : Vézelay, France ; Krak des Chevaliers : Near Homs, Syria ; Borgund Stave Church : Lærdal, Norway ; Chartres Cathedral : Chartres, France ; Burghausen Castle : Burghausen, Germany ; Florence Cathedral : Florence, Italy ; Alhambra : Granada, Spain ; Doge's Palace : Venice, Italy ; Temple of Heaven : Beijing, China ; King's College Chapel : Cambridge, UK ; Ducal Palace : Urbino, Italy -- 1500-1700. Belém Tower : Lisbon, Portugal ; Château de Chambord : Loire Valley, France ; St. Basil's Cathedral : Moscow, Russia ; Villa La Rotonda : Vicenza, Italy ; Himeji Castle : Himeji, Japan ; Masjid-i-Shah : Isfahan, Iran ; Taj Mahal : Agra, India ; Royal Palace : Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Palace of Versailles : Paris, France -- 1700-1900. Melk Abbey : Melk, Austria ; Blenheim Palace : Woodstock, UK ; Amalienburg Pavilion : Nymphenburg, Germany ; Monticello : Charlottesville, USA ; Houses of Parliament : London, UK ; Neuschwanstein Castle : Bavaria, Germany ; Sagrada Familia : Barcelona, Spain ; Hôtel Tassel : Brussels, Belgium ; Grand Palais : Paris, France -- 1900 to present. Chrysler Building : New York City, USA ; Villa Savoye : Poissy, France ; Fallingwater : Pennsylvania, USA ; Sydney Opera House : Sydney, Australia ; Brasilia Cathedral : Brasilia, Brazil ; Pompidou Centre : Paris, France ; National Gallery of Canada : Ottawa, Canada ; Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao : Bilbao, Spain ; Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre : Nouméa, New Caledonia ; Jin Mao Tower : Shanghai, China ; Seattle Central Library : Seattle, USA ; Palace of the Arts : Valencia, Spain ; MAXXI : Rome, Italy ; Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum : Kōchi, Japan
Control code
19767122
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780756698294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn777654561
  • (OCoLC)777654561
Label
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained], [written by Philip Wilkinson]
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from cover ; statement of responsibility from contents page
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
2500 BCE-1100. Great Pyramid : Giza, Egypt ; The Parthenon : Athens, Greece ; Colosseum : Rome, Italy ; Pantheon : Rome, Italy ; Hagia Sophia : Istanbul, Turkey ; Temple of the Inscriptions : Palenque, Mexico ; Bulguksa Temple : Jinheon-Dong, South Korea ; Palatine Chapel : Aachen, Germany ; Borobudur : Magelang, Java, Indonesia -- 1100-1500. Angkor Wat : Angkor, Cambodia ; Abbaye de Ste-Madeleine : Vézelay, France ; Krak des Chevaliers : Near Homs, Syria ; Borgund Stave Church : Lærdal, Norway ; Chartres Cathedral : Chartres, France ; Burghausen Castle : Burghausen, Germany ; Florence Cathedral : Florence, Italy ; Alhambra : Granada, Spain ; Doge's Palace : Venice, Italy ; Temple of Heaven : Beijing, China ; King's College Chapel : Cambridge, UK ; Ducal Palace : Urbino, Italy -- 1500-1700. Belém Tower : Lisbon, Portugal ; Château de Chambord : Loire Valley, France ; St. Basil's Cathedral : Moscow, Russia ; Villa La Rotonda : Vicenza, Italy ; Himeji Castle : Himeji, Japan ; Masjid-i-Shah : Isfahan, Iran ; Taj Mahal : Agra, India ; Royal Palace : Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Palace of Versailles : Paris, France -- 1700-1900. Melk Abbey : Melk, Austria ; Blenheim Palace : Woodstock, UK ; Amalienburg Pavilion : Nymphenburg, Germany ; Monticello : Charlottesville, USA ; Houses of Parliament : London, UK ; Neuschwanstein Castle : Bavaria, Germany ; Sagrada Familia : Barcelona, Spain ; Hôtel Tassel : Brussels, Belgium ; Grand Palais : Paris, France -- 1900 to present. Chrysler Building : New York City, USA ; Villa Savoye : Poissy, France ; Fallingwater : Pennsylvania, USA ; Sydney Opera House : Sydney, Australia ; Brasilia Cathedral : Brasilia, Brazil ; Pompidou Centre : Paris, France ; National Gallery of Canada : Ottawa, Canada ; Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao : Bilbao, Spain ; Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre : Nouméa, New Caledonia ; Jin Mao Tower : Shanghai, China ; Seattle Central Library : Seattle, USA ; Palace of the Arts : Valencia, Spain ; MAXXI : Rome, Italy ; Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum : Kōchi, Japan
Control code
19767122
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780756698294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn777654561
  • (OCoLC)777654561

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