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Bricks & mortals : ten great buildings and the people they made

Author: Tom Wilkinson
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brilliant exploration of architecture through ten of the world's great buildings.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wilkinson
ISBN: 9781408843673 1408843676
OCLC Number: 925508045
Notes: Originally published: 2014.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Contents: The Tower of Babel, Babylon --
The Golden House, Rome --
Djinguereber Mosque, Timbuktu --
Palazzo Rucellai, Florence --
The Garden of Perfect Brightness, Beijing --
Festival Theatre, Bayreuth --
Highland Park Car Factory, Detroit --
E.1027, Cap Martin --
Finsbury Health Centre, London --
Footbridge, Rio de Janeiro.
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Revealing the extraordinary backstories behind architectures both every day and spectacular, Bricks & Mortals is consistently informed, polemical and surprising * <B>Owen Hatherley Read more...

 
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