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Architecture inside-out : understanding how buildings work / John Zukowsky & Robbie Polley.

By: Zukowsky, John, 1948- [author.].
Contributor(s): Polley, Robbie [author,, illustrator.].
Publisher: New York ; Paris ; London ; Milan : Rizzoli, 2018Copyright date: ?2018Description: 303 pages : illustrations, plans ; 23 cm.Content type: still image | text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780847861804.Subject(s): Architecture -- Designs and plans | Architecture -- History | Buildings -- HistoryDDC classification:
Contents:
[I.] Public life : Colosseum, Rome, Italy -- Palace of Diocletian, Split, Croatia -- Capitol Building, Washington, D.C. -- Chrysler Building, New York -- Dulles International Airport, Chanilly Virginia -- Palace of Assembly, Chandigarh, India -- National Assembly Building of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh -- Reichstag, Berlin, Germany -- London Aquatics Centre, London, UK -- World Trade Center Transit Hub, New York -- [II.] Monuments : Parthenon, Athens -- Angkor Wat, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia -- Taj Mahal, Agra, India -- Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France -- Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia -- Einstein Tower, Babelsberg, Germany -- [III.] Arts and education : Sir John Soane's Museum, London, UK -- Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK -- Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany -- Barcelona Pavilion, Barcelona, Spain -- Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York -- Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany -- Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas -- Sydney Opera House, Sidney, Australia -- Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France -- Grand Louvre, Paris, France -- Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain -- National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C. -- [IV.] Living : H?otel-Dieu de Beaune, Beaune, France -- VIlla Almerico-Copra: "Villa La Rotonda", Vicenza, Italy -- H?otel Tassel, Brussels, Belgium -- Schr?oder House, Utrecht, the Netherlands -- Maison de Verre, Paris, France -- Fallingwater, Mill Run, Pennsylvania -- Villa Mairea, Noormarkku, Finland -- Casa Luis Barrag?an, Mexico City, Mexico -- The Eames House, Pacific Palisades, California -- Nakagin Capsule Tower, Tokyo, Japan -- Absolute Towers, Toronto, Canada -- [V.] Worship : Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey -- Mosque Cathedral of C?ordoba, Spain -- Chartres, Cathedral, Chartres, France -- Temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoto, Japan -- Florence Cathedral, Florence, Italy -- Batalha Monastery, Batalha, Portugal -- St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican, Rome, Italy -- St. Paul's Cathedral, London, UK -- Notre-Dame-du-Haut Chapel, Ronchamp, France -- Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain.
Summary: Taking readers behind architecture's facades and finishes, this charmingly illustrated book explores how some of the most important buildings in the world were constructed. Specially commissioned isometric drawings present the essential structural elements of the world's masterpiece buildings that are not visible to the naked eye. These illustrations are displayed alongside plans, details, and photographs, all of which are clear and accessible, yet accurate and elegant enough to satisfy the most discerning eye.
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Architectural Design II


"A Quintessence Book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

[I.] Public life : Colosseum, Rome, Italy -- Palace of Diocletian, Split, Croatia -- Capitol Building, Washington, D.C. -- Chrysler Building, New York -- Dulles International Airport, Chanilly Virginia -- Palace of Assembly, Chandigarh, India -- National Assembly Building of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh -- Reichstag, Berlin, Germany -- London Aquatics Centre, London, UK -- World Trade Center Transit Hub, New York -- [II.] Monuments : Parthenon, Athens -- Angkor Wat, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia -- Taj Mahal, Agra, India -- Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France -- Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia -- Einstein Tower, Babelsberg, Germany -- [III.] Arts and education : Sir John Soane's Museum, London, UK -- Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK -- Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany -- Barcelona Pavilion, Barcelona, Spain -- Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York -- Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany -- Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas -- Sydney Opera House, Sidney, Australia -- Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France -- Grand Louvre, Paris, France -- Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain -- National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C. -- [IV.] Living : H?otel-Dieu de Beaune, Beaune, France -- VIlla Almerico-Copra: "Villa La Rotonda", Vicenza, Italy -- H?otel Tassel, Brussels, Belgium -- Schr?oder House, Utrecht, the Netherlands -- Maison de Verre, Paris, France -- Fallingwater, Mill Run, Pennsylvania -- Villa Mairea, Noormarkku, Finland -- Casa Luis Barrag?an, Mexico City, Mexico -- The Eames House, Pacific Palisades, California -- Nakagin Capsule Tower, Tokyo, Japan -- Absolute Towers, Toronto, Canada -- [V.] Worship : Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey -- Mosque Cathedral of C?ordoba, Spain -- Chartres, Cathedral, Chartres, France -- Temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoto, Japan -- Florence Cathedral, Florence, Italy -- Batalha Monastery, Batalha, Portugal -- St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican, Rome, Italy -- St. Paul's Cathedral, London, UK -- Notre-Dame-du-Haut Chapel, Ronchamp, France -- Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain.

Taking readers behind architecture's facades and finishes, this charmingly illustrated book explores how some of the most important buildings in the world were constructed. Specially commissioned isometric drawings present the essential structural elements of the world's masterpiece buildings that are not visible to the naked eye. These illustrations are displayed alongside plans, details, and photographs, all of which are clear and accessible, yet accurate and elegant enough to satisfy the most discerning eye.

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