50 Architects You Should Know (50 You Should Know) (Paperback)

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Now available in a new edition, this introduction to fifty visionary architects traces the major aesthetic movements over the past six centuries and offers concise portraits of the geniuses behind them. Starting with the Renaissance, this accessible and lively survey takes readers around the world and through history, from Filippo Brunelleschi through Antoni Gaudí to Frank Gehry. Double-page spreads feature full-color illustrations, informative sidebars, and a timeline. A concise and accessible architectural history, this book is a fascinating look at the enormous variety of ways architects have helped define their eras.

About the Author


Isabel Kuhl is an art historian living in Cologne, Germany. Her previous books include Andy Warhol and Vincent van Gogh (both by Prestel).


Product Details
ISBN: 9783791383408
ISBN-10: 379138340X
Publisher: Prestel
Publication Date: May 25th, 2017
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: 50 You Should Know