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Towers : a historical survey

Author: Erwin Heinle; Fritz Leonhardt
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 1989.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heinle, Erwin.
Towers.
New York : Rizzoli, 1989
(OCoLC)645026568
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erwin Heinle; Fritz Leonhardt
ISBN: 0847810763 9780847810765
OCLC Number: 19221705
Notes: Translation of: Türme aller Zeiten, aller Kulturen.
Ill. on lining papers.
Includes indexes.
Description: 343 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Survey of the history of building --
Tower of Babel, Babylon --
Pharos, the lighthouse of Alexandria --
Towers in ancient Greece and Rome --
Early Christian, Byzantine, Armenian, and Russian towers --
Islamic towers --
Towers of Hinduism, Buddhism, and other religions of Southeast and East Asia --
Early Medieval and Romanesque towers --
Gothic towers in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and England --
Towers in the medieval city and in castle complexes --
Renaissance towers --
Baroque towers --
Nineteenth- and twentieth-century towers --
Eiffel Tower --
First concrete towers --
Concrete transmission towers --
Steel transmission towers --
Transmission and electric masts --
Water towers --
Cooling towers --
Lighthouses --
Windmills --
Bridge towers and phylons --
Projects and visions --
Skyscrapers, 1886-1986 --
Contemporary church towers --
Towers at city landmarks.
Other Titles: Türme aller Zeiten, aller Kulturen.
Responsibility: Erwin Heinle, Fritz Leonhardt ; [translation by Martha Humphreys].

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