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What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower?: 70 Questions That Will Change the Way You Think About Architecture

What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower?: 70 Questions That Will Change the Way You Think About Architecture

Author: Jonathan Glancey
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Why do we find the idea of a multi-colored Parthenon so shocking today? Why was the Eiffel Tower such a target for hatred when it was first built? Is the Sagrada Familia a work of genius or kitsch? Why has Le Corbusier, one of the greatest of all architects, been treated as a villain?


 


This book examines the critical legacy of both well known and either forgotten or underappreciated highpoints in the history of world architecture. Through 70 engaging, thought-provoking, and often amusing debates, Jonathan Glancey invites readers to take a fresh look at the reputations of the masterpieces and great architects in history. You may never look at architecture in the same way again

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General Fields

  • : 9781780679198
  • : Laurence King Publishing
  • : Laurence King Publishing
  • : January 2017
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 176
  • : Jonathan Glancey
  • : Paperback
  • : 217