Great Modern Structures

From buildingsnd bridges to monuments and telecoms towers, the book illustrates the bestndmost technically challenging work of engineers, builders and architectscross the world.

Great Modern Structures

Author: David Littlefield

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ISBN: 9781741730012

Page: 304

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Great Modern Structures is a photographic compendium of 100 remarkablengineered structures built between 1900 and the present day. From buildingsnd bridges to monuments and telecoms towers, the book illustrates the bestndmost technically challenging work of engineers, builders and architectscross the world.

Modern World Architecture

With over 470 superbly reproduced colour and black and white photographs, and every essential building, structure and architect featured, this is a must-have book for anyone interested in modern architecture.

Modern World Architecture

Author: Jonathan Glancey

Publisher: Carlton Books Limited

ISBN: 9781847327291

Page: 480

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This visually stunning and lavishly produced guide to the great buildings and structures of the modern age from around the world is divided into nine clear sections, and each movement in architecture from 1900 to the present day is represented: Arts and Crafts, Classicism, Organic, Modernism, Postmodernism, Robotic, Cities, and Futures. Focusing on one building per page, Jonathan Glancey discusses over 470 landmark structures from those now regarded as classics of modern architecture such as L'Institut du Monde Arab in Paris and the Sydney Opera House, to recent buildings such as the Swiss Re building in London and the Parliamentary Library in New Delhi. With over 470 superbly reproduced colour and black and white photographs, and every essential building, structure and architect featured, this is a must-have book for anyone interested in modern architecture.

The New England Magazine

Modern architecture is a mixture which all classes took a living interest in of good
science and bad art , a most un the art . ... An ugly structures of the middle ages ;
and even building is not a healthful one , nor is a if the Pharaohs of Egypt and ...

The New England Magazine

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The Bay State Monthly

Modern architecture is a mixture which all classes took a living interest in of good
science and bad art , a most un - the art . ... An ugly structures of the middle ages ;
and even building is not a healthful one , nor is a if the Pharaohs of Egypt and ...

The Bay State Monthly

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Down the Great River

They are of solid masonry, with great arched porticos and small windows ; their
pavements worn into unevenness by the ... It is elbowed on every side by modern
structures, which present a strange contrast to its Old World appearance.

Down the Great River

Author: Willard W. Glazier

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Page: 443

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The Gentleman s Magazine

At present we decline of the ancient architecture of think it encumbered by the
richness of the land , the author adverts to some its drapery , and in a future
edition we of the best modern structures , and should advise the author to revise
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The Gentleman s Magazine

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Discourses on Architecture

The first rule which men of good breeding impose upon themselves is not to lie ;
how then is it with artists , who every day ... The modern architecture , which is
called classic , is a lie , while one of the most lovely qualities of that architecture ...

Discourses on Architecture

Author: Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc

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Page: 517

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Hearings Before the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds

This development of the structural - steel industry has made the erection of our
great office buildings possible . ... it may attain a speed of 600 feet a minute , and
has contributed its share in the development of modern commercial structures .

Hearings Before the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds

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The Landlord and Tenant s Guide a Compendium of Information Upon the Procuring Occupying and Disposing of Estates and Houses and Many Collateral Subjects with a Gazetteer of Great Britain With a Map

The great river is polluted with the refuse of an immense population , and exhales
incessantly a pestilential miasma ... Though the capital possess fine wide streets
and buildings of enormous size , few of its modern structures will bear the test ...

The Landlord and Tenant s Guide  a Compendium of Information Upon the Procuring  Occupying  and Disposing of Estates and Houses  and Many Collateral Subjects  with a Gazetteer of Great Britain   With a Map

Author: Alfred COX (Estate Agent.)

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Page: 400

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Anatomy of Architecture

The many superb pieces of specially commissioned cut-away artwork, researched with the aid of computer techniques, provide an intriguing and informative study of the world's greatest structures from the Great Pyramid of Cheops to examples ...

Anatomy of Architecture

Author: George Mansell

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Page: 192

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Examines the great architectural styles, the background to their evolutions, and the means by which the buildings within them were achieved. The many superb pieces of specially commissioned cut-away artwork, researched with the aid of computer techniques, provide an intriguing and informative study of the world's greatest structures from the Great Pyramid of Cheops to examples of modern architectural styles, and, together with the clear and informative text, make this a fascinating book for both expert and layman.--From publisher description.

American Architect and Architecture

And here it must be remembered that the details of an old building , unlike the
details of a OUT - DOOR SKETCIIING . modern structure , are mostly themselves
constructional . So you will take great care with such things as the jointing of the ...

American Architect and Architecture

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The American Architect and Building News

The building suffers through having not enough space in around it was built a
wall of concrete or rubble about six feet ... The more form , which in consequence
become unduly crowded , while the great modern structures , those belonging to
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The American Architect and Building News

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Modern Architecture

Divided into eight sections, each major movement in architecture from 1900 to the present day is included in this book.

Modern Architecture

Author: Jonathan Glancey

Publisher: Carlton Books Limited

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Page: 448

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Divided into eight sections, each major movement in architecture from 1900 to the present day is included in this book. Looking at one building per page, Glancey discusses over 440 landmark structures, such as the Sydney Opera House and the Swiss Re building in London.

20th C Architecture

Celebrating the very foundations of the 20th century, this book is an indispensable guide to the great buildings and structures of the modern age.

20th C Architecture

Author: Jonathan Glancey

Publisher: Carlton Books Limited

ISBN: 9781842220528

Page: 400

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A celebration of the great buildings and structures of the modern age, C20th Architecture traces every movement in architecture, from Modernism to Classicism, and details every major architect of the century past, including Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe. The roots of modern architecture and the rapidly changing political and social conditions of the modern era that have helped shape the structural world around us is chronicled in this one authoritative and indispensable volume.

The Masonry Society Journal

Modern Masonry Structures and Their Weather Resistance If you do not wish to
become a member of ... Today , the best architects and engineers are engaged in
design of a great number of outstanding masonry structures . On the basis of ...

The Masonry Society Journal

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Great Modern Sermons

tumbling from their niches , when structures of art and literature and law and
reform , manifest in architecture , came down in full ruin . It was as if the sun had
tumbled from the sky , leaving a black socket . Of course , if there were no Christ ,
our ...

Great Modern Sermons

Author: Hobart Dietrich McKeehan

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Page: 212

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