A Brief Insight is a series of concise, engrossing, and enlightening books that explore every subject under the sun with unique insight.
From the pyramids of Ancient Egypt to the Sydney Opera House, Andrew Ballantyne explores the history and cultural significance of architecture. He provides readers with the necessary background to understand the language of architecture and its economic, social, political, and aesthetic significance.
Ballantyne eloquently explores what makes a building timeless and what this illuminates about human society.
|One: Buildings Have Meaning|
|Two: Growth of the Western Tradition|
|Three: How Buildings Became Great|
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Series: Brief Insights
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 7th September 2010
Dimensions (cm): 18.3 x 12.7 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.363