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Architecture For Dummies

Published 06-28-2002

* Just the essential information for readers on the go who want to understand architecture.<br> * Covers the highlights of architectural history, from the Great Pyramids to Frank Gehry's Guggenheim museum in Bilbao.<br> * Explains how to look at a building and appreciate it. Explains when a building's a building and when it's art.<br> * Part of Tens includes: Ten Great Architectural Masterpieces, Ten Biggest Architectural and Engineering Failures, Ten of the Most Interesting Architects Working Today-and more.

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