Architecture 101: From Frank Gehry to Ziggurats, an Essential Guide to Building Styles and Materials

Author(s): Nicole Bridge


A crash course in designing and constructing buildingsToo often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep. "Architecture 101" cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you explore the world's greatest structures.Featuring only the most important facts, building styles, and architects, you'll enjoy uncovering the remarkable world of architecture with this book. Inside, you'll also find fascinating elements like: Illustrations of popular building styles, such as Georgian and Greek RevivalDrawings of the essential parts of different buildingsUnique profiles of the most inspirational figures in architectureFrom Norman Foster and Frank Lloyd Wright to the Beauvais Cathedral and the Empire State Building, "Architecture 101" is packed with hundreds of entertaining architecture tidbits that you can't get anywhere else!


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Nicole Bridge is a freelance writer and editor who lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and three children.

General Fields

  • : 9781440590078
  • : Adams Media Corporation
  • : Adams Media Corporation
  • : 0.363
  • : November 2015
  • : 181mm X 133mm X 22mm
  • : United States
  • : February 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nicole Bridge
  • : Hardback
  • : 216
  • : en
  • : 720.9
  • : 256
  • : illustrations