Architecture by Dan Cruickshank audiobook

Architecture: A History in 100 Buildings

By Dan Cruickshank
Read by Dan Cruickshank

William Collins Non-Fiction 9781770855991
12.00 Hours Unabridged
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“Architecture is an all-embracing adventure without end,” declares Dan Cruickshank in the introduction to A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings. Cruickshank’s selection represents key moments in architectural history and it is truly global in scope. It includes many of the world’s best-known structures, and many less obvious ones, the unsung heroes of this great and fascinating story. Having visited most of the featured buildings himself, his book is both authoritative and intimate. From the evocative remains of ancient civilizations to towering New York skyscrapers, Cruickshank’s A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings is organized in seven themes, such as: Pioneers, Buildings of Vision, Follies, Scale: Where Size Matters, Rhetoric and Meaning, and Survivals and Revivals. Architects, historians, travelers, and inquisitive listeners will enjoy this beautiful, sumptuously audiobook.

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“Architecture is an all-embracing adventure without end,” declares Dan Cruickshank in the introduction to A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings.

Cruickshank’s selection represents key moments in architectural history and it is truly global in scope. It includes many of the world’s best-known structures, and many less obvious ones, the unsung heroes of this great and fascinating story. Having visited most of the featured buildings himself, his book is both authoritative and intimate.

From the evocative remains of ancient civilizations to towering New York skyscrapers, Cruickshank’s A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings is organized in seven themes, such as:

  • Pioneers,
  • Buildings of Vision,
  • Follies,
  • Scale: Where Size Matters,
  • Rhetoric and Meaning, and
  • Survivals and Revivals.

Architects, historians, travelers, and inquisitive listeners will enjoy this beautiful, sumptuously audiobook.

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Author Bio: Dan Cruickshank

Author Bio: Dan Cruickshank

Dan Cruickshank is a well known BBC television presenter and author. He is a leading expert on architecture and historic buildings, and a frequent contributor to The Architects’ Journal and The Architectural Review. His previous books include the bestselling Around the World in 80 Treasures.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 12.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English