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For over a century the fantastical works of the Catalan architect and designer Antoni Gaudi have enraptured visitors to the city of Barcelona. Gaudi's creations reflected his abiding passion for nature and religion, as well as his meticulous attention to detail. Perhaps no other architect has become so synonymous with the aesthetic style of a city. Gaudi Pop-Ups celebrates the unique style of this visionary architect with pop-ups of some of Gaudi's most famous creations. The inventive paper constructions of Courtney Watson McCarthy bring these spectacular works to life in a new and fascinating way that enables us to further appreciate the genius of Gaudi.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780500516508
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 16
Publication Date: 22 Oct 2012
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 33(H) x 30.5(L)

 

Reviews

'You thought pop-up books were just for kids? You thought wrong. This medium is the only logical way to take in pictures of crazy Gaudi creations like Park Guell and Casa Batllo, and the buildings and sites that make Barcelona the amazing place it is.' - gizmodo.com

 

Author Biography

Courtney Watson McCarthy is a noted paper engineer and creator of several pop-up books for Thames & Hudson, including M. C. Escher Pop-Ups, Hokusai Pop-Ups and Dali Pop-Ups.

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