1000 Years of World Architecture: An Illustrated Guide

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Thames & Hudson, 2006 - Architecture - 429 pages
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This book is a visual journey through 1000 years of architecture. Charts the progression of Western architecture over the last millennium, from the Romanesque to the latest modern trends. 148 special features dedicated to the greatest architects, styles, movements and themes, each with a concise introductory text and illustrations of the most important work. Thirty-six analyses of masterpieces shed light on particularly significant individual buildings, brought to life through exterior and interior photographs, details, plans and diagrams. Includes biographies of 180 architects.

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Overview
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The Guide to 1000 Years of Architecture
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References
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Francesca Prina is an independent art historian who specializes in the history of architecture. Her books include "One Thousand Years of World Architecture" (Thames & Hudson).

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