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The Resource Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained], [written by Philip Wilkinson]

Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained], [written by Philip Wilkinson]

Label
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained]
Title
Great buildings
Title remainder
[the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained]
Statement of responsibility
[written by Philip Wilkinson]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles twenty of the world's greatest buildings, providing for each the story of its construction, a visual analysis, and an explanation of key architectural features, and offers a chronological history of architecture
Summary
Profiles twenty of the world's greatest buildings, providing for each the story of its construction, a visual analysis, and an explanation of key architectural features, and offers a chronological history of architecture
Writing style
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10159819
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkinson, Philip
Dewey number
720.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA200
LC item number
.W56 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buildings
  • Historic buildings
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Buildings
  • Historic buildings
  • Byggnader
Target audience
adult
Label
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained], [written by Philip Wilkinson]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
2500 BCE-1100. Great Pyramid : Giza, Egypt ; The Parthenon : Athens, Greece ; Colosseum : Rome, Italy ; Pantheon : Rome, Italy ; Hagia Sophia : Istanbul, Turkey ; Temple of the Inscriptions : Palenque, Mexico ; Bulguksa Temple : Jinheon-Dong, South Korea ; Palatine Chapel : Aachen, Germany ; Borobudur : Magelang, Java, Indonesia -- 1100-1500. Angkor Wat : Angkor, Cambodia ; Abbaye de Ste-Madeleine : Vézelay, France ; Krak des Chevaliers : Near Homs, Syria ; Borgund Stave Church : Lærdal, Norway ; Chartres Cathedral : Chartres, France ; Burghausen Castle : Burghausen, Germany ; Florence Cathedral : Florence, Italy ; Alhambra : Granada, Spain ; Doge's Palace : Venice, Italy ; Temple of Heaven : Beijing, China ; King's College Chapel : Cambridge, UK ; Ducal Palace : Urbino, Italy -- 1500-1700. Belém Tower : Lisbon, Portugal ; Château de Chambord : Loire Valley, France ; St. Basil's Cathedral : Moscow, Russia ; Villa La Rotonda : Vicenza, Italy ; Himeji Castle : Himeji, Japan ; Masjid-i-Shah : Isfahan, Iran ; Taj Mahal : Agra, India ; Royal Palace : Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Palace of Versailles : Paris, France -- 1700-1900. Melk Abbey : Melk, Austria ; Blenheim Palace : Woodstock, UK ; Amalienburg Pavilion : Nymphenburg, Germany ; Monticello : Charlottesville, USA ; Houses of Parliament : London, UK ; Neuschwanstein Castle : Bavaria, Germany ; Sagrada Familia : Barcelona, Spain ; Hôtel Tassel : Brussels, Belgium ; Grand Palais : Paris, France -- 1900 to present. Chrysler Building : New York City, USA ; Villa Savoye : Poissy, France ; Fallingwater : Pennsylvania, USA ; Sydney Opera House : Sydney, Australia ; Brasilia Cathedral : Brasilia, Brazil ; Pompidou Centre : Paris, France ; National Gallery of Canada : Ottawa, Canada ; Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao : Bilbao, Spain ; Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre : Nouméa, New Caledonia ; Jin Mao Tower : Shanghai, China ; Seattle Central Library : Seattle, USA ; Palace of the Arts : Valencia, Spain ; MAXXI : Rome, Italy ; Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum : Kōchi, Japan
Control code
ocn777654561
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780756698294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1414748
  • (OCoLC)777654561
Label
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained], [written by Philip Wilkinson]
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
2500 BCE-1100. Great Pyramid : Giza, Egypt ; The Parthenon : Athens, Greece ; Colosseum : Rome, Italy ; Pantheon : Rome, Italy ; Hagia Sophia : Istanbul, Turkey ; Temple of the Inscriptions : Palenque, Mexico ; Bulguksa Temple : Jinheon-Dong, South Korea ; Palatine Chapel : Aachen, Germany ; Borobudur : Magelang, Java, Indonesia -- 1100-1500. Angkor Wat : Angkor, Cambodia ; Abbaye de Ste-Madeleine : Vézelay, France ; Krak des Chevaliers : Near Homs, Syria ; Borgund Stave Church : Lærdal, Norway ; Chartres Cathedral : Chartres, France ; Burghausen Castle : Burghausen, Germany ; Florence Cathedral : Florence, Italy ; Alhambra : Granada, Spain ; Doge's Palace : Venice, Italy ; Temple of Heaven : Beijing, China ; King's College Chapel : Cambridge, UK ; Ducal Palace : Urbino, Italy -- 1500-1700. Belém Tower : Lisbon, Portugal ; Château de Chambord : Loire Valley, France ; St. Basil's Cathedral : Moscow, Russia ; Villa La Rotonda : Vicenza, Italy ; Himeji Castle : Himeji, Japan ; Masjid-i-Shah : Isfahan, Iran ; Taj Mahal : Agra, India ; Royal Palace : Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Palace of Versailles : Paris, France -- 1700-1900. Melk Abbey : Melk, Austria ; Blenheim Palace : Woodstock, UK ; Amalienburg Pavilion : Nymphenburg, Germany ; Monticello : Charlottesville, USA ; Houses of Parliament : London, UK ; Neuschwanstein Castle : Bavaria, Germany ; Sagrada Familia : Barcelona, Spain ; Hôtel Tassel : Brussels, Belgium ; Grand Palais : Paris, France -- 1900 to present. Chrysler Building : New York City, USA ; Villa Savoye : Poissy, France ; Fallingwater : Pennsylvania, USA ; Sydney Opera House : Sydney, Australia ; Brasilia Cathedral : Brasilia, Brazil ; Pompidou Centre : Paris, France ; National Gallery of Canada : Ottawa, Canada ; Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao : Bilbao, Spain ; Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre : Nouméa, New Caledonia ; Jin Mao Tower : Shanghai, China ; Seattle Central Library : Seattle, USA ; Palace of the Arts : Valencia, Spain ; MAXXI : Rome, Italy ; Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum : Kōchi, Japan
Control code
ocn777654561
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780756698294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1414748
  • (OCoLC)777654561

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