Author(s): Didier Cornille
Who Built It? Skyscrapers presents illustrator Didier Cornille'scharming drawings of eight of the most important skyscrapersin the world, from the highest to the most symbolic.Introducing famous architects and their works to the reader,Cornille focuses not only on the final buildings but reflects theconstruction of each in his step-by-step illustrations.Accessible text accompanies the drawings and provides usefulbackground information on each skyscraper, making this a funprimer for anyone interested in architecture.
"Like Lego, Cornille's books provide the building blocks for the designers of tomorrow to imagine and redefine the houses and skyscrapers of the future." Look/Book
Didier Cornille is a designer and professor at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts du Mans.