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Author Kühl, Isabel.

Title 50 architects you should know / Isabel Kuhl, Kristina Lowis, Sabine Thiel-Siling.

Publication Info. Munich ; New York : Prestel, [2008].


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Plano CUSD 88 - MS Stacks - PMSB-3  720.92 KUH    AVAILABLE
Edition New edition.
Description 171 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Translated from the German.
Includes index.
Contents Filippo Brunelleschi -- Leon Battista Alberti -- Donato Bramante -- Michelangelo -- Andrea Palladio -- Gianlorenzo Bernini -- Christopher Wren -- Balthasar Neumann -- Nicolas Ledoux -- Thomas Jefferson -- Karl Friedrich Schinkel -- Gottfried Semper -- Otto Wagner -- Daniel Burnham -- Antoni Gaudi -- Louis Sullivan -- Victor Horta -- Frank Lloyd Wright -- Auguste Perret -- Walter Gropius -- Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe -- Le Corbusier -- Gerrit Rietveld -- Richard Neutra -- Alvar Aalto -- Louis I Kahn -- Philip Johnson -- Oscar Niemeyer -- Eero Saarinen -- Kenzo Tange -- Ieoh Ming Pei -- Gunter Behnisch -- Cesar Pelli -- Frank O Gehry -- Aldo Rossi -- Richard Rogers -- Richard Meier -- Norman Foster -- Von Gerkan, Marg Und Partner -- SOM -- Rafael Moneo -- Renzo Piano -- Toyo Ito -- Tadao Ando -- Rem Koolhaas -- Jean Nouvel -- Daniel Libeskind -- Steven Holl -- Zaha Hadid -- Herzog & De Meuron.
Summary From the Publisher: Starting with the Renaissance, this introduction to fifty visionary architects traces the major aesthetic movements over the past six centuries and offers concise portraits of the geniuses behind them. This accessible and lively survey takes readers around the world and through history, from Filippo Brunelleschi to Antoni Gaudi to Frank Gehry. Doublepage spreads feature full-color illustrations, informative sidebars, and a timeline that extends throughout the book. A concise and accessible architectural history, this book is a fascinating look at the enormous variety of ways architects have helped define their eras.
Subject Architects -- Biography.
Architects. (OCoLC)fst00813114
Architecture. (OCoLC)fst00813346
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Added Author Lowis, Kristina.
Thiel-Siling, Sabine.
Added Title Fifty architects you should know
50 Architekten, die man kennen sollte. English
ISBN 9783791340432 (paperback)
3791340433 (paperback)

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