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Architecture : A Brief Insight - Andrew Ballantyne

Architecture

A Brief Insight

Hardcover

Published: 7th September 2010
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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.

Introduction
One: Buildings Have Meaning
Two: Growth of the Western Tradition
Three: How Buildings Became Great
Timeline
Glossary
Further Reading
Index
Picture Credits
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ISBN: 9781402775420
ISBN-10: 1402775423
Series: Brief Insights
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 7th September 2010
Dimensions (cm): 18.3 x 12.7  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.363