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Round buildings, square buildings & buildings that wiggle like a fish

Author: Philip M Isaacson
Publisher: New York, NY : Ember, 2016. ©1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Ember edView all editions and formats
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"From the classical Parthenon in Greece to the simple fisherman's shacks in New England to the post-modernist Pompidou Center in France, Philip M. Isaacson explores the many elements that give buildings their character and flavor"--Page [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip M Isaacson
ISBN: 9781101933206 1101933208
OCLC Number: 940568476
Notes: Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
Description: 121 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Three wondrous buildings --
Old stones --
Thick walls and thin walls --
Light and color --
Pathways --
Doorways --
Looking up --
Old bones and new bones --
Indoor skies --
Ornaments --
First impressions --
Shapes.
Responsibility: by Philip M. Isaacson, with photographs by the author.

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"From the classical Parthenon in Greece to the simple fisherman's shacks in New England to the post-modernist Pompidou Center in France, Philip M. Isaacson explores the many elements that give buildings their character and flavor"--Page [4] of cover.

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