The modern world's greatest structures capture the imagination and inspire wonder, whether they are places of worship, palaces of power or pleasure, skyscrapers, bridges, tunnels, canals, dams or colossal statues. In this volume, an international team of architectures, engineers and architectural historians chart the progress of human ingenuity and creativity in erecting buildings, from AD500 to the 21st century.
Audience: Tertiary Education (US: College)
Number of Pages: 304
Publication Date: 14 Oct 2002
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Weight (gm): 300
Neil Parkyn is an architect and city planner, who has worked in sixteen countries. He is also a prize-winning journalist and illustrator.