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Skyscrapers free pdf At a stunning 18 inches tall and celebrating all of today's most significant superstructures, this all-new edition of "Skyscrapers "features 15 exciting new buildings and a brand-new interview with Adrian Smith, the world's foremost architect of supertall buildings.
Retaining all of the qualities that made it a major bestseller-informative commentary, historic facts and architectural information, and glorious photography-this groundbreaking, shelf-scraping international bestseller is a "Skyscrapers" for the new millennium.
Unique in scale and design, the book has been expanded to 160 pages and features more than 60 buildings by such well-known architects as Santiago Calatrava, Norman Foster, Zaha Hadid, Philip Johnson, Morphosis, Jean Nouvel, Renzo Piano, Cesar Pelli, and Frank Lloyd Wright. Arranged chronologically, it includes features on such topics as the ancient roots of skyscrapers and visionary cities of the future-as well as a fascinating interview with Adrian Smith, designer of the Burj Dubai, the tallest structure in the world. Each informative spread includes photos, plans, diagrams, background, technological information, and more, all in an elegant design.

About Judith Dupre

Judith Dupre, New York Times bestselling author has written many books about architecture, including Bridges, Churches, and Monuments. She consults on large-scale infrastructure projects and lectures at Yale and other universities. She lives in New York. Visit www.judithdupre.com.

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Author : Judith Dupre
Publisher : Black Dog
Data Published : 05 November 2013
ISBN : 1579129420
EAN : 9781579129422
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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