Key Buildings from Prehistory to the Present

Editor/Author Ballantyne andrew
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Laurence King

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-85-669837-5
Category: Technology & Engineering - Architecture
Book Status: Available
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This book features some of the most important buildings in the history of world architecture - from the pyramids and Parthenon to some of the most significant works by recent architects.

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Table of Contents

  • INTRODUCTION
  • CULTURE-DEFINING MONUMENTS
  • Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Great Pyramid of Khufu, Giza, Egypt
  • Parthenon, Athens, Greece
  • Colosseum, Rome, Italy
  • Temple 1, Tik'al, Guatemala
  • Great Stupa of Sanchi, Bhopal, India
  • Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ise Grand Shrine, Kansai, Honshu, Japan
  • Great Enclosure, Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
  • Twin Pagodas, Luohanyuan Temple, China
  • St Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy
  • Taj Mahal, Agra, India
  • Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
  • Empire State Building, New York City, USA
  • Cathedral of Light, Nuremberg, Germany
  • Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
  • Judge Harry Pregerson Interchange, Los Angeles, USA
  • DWELLINGS
  • Houses at Catal Huyuk and Troy, Turkey
  • Houses at Nagano, Japan, and Skara Brae, Orkney, UK
  • Igloo, Tipi and Bedouin Tent
  • Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii, Italy
  • Houses in Burkina Faso and Kythera, Greece
  • Karo Batak Houses Sumatra, Indonesia
  • Le Thoronet Abbey, Provence, France
  • Dürer House, Nuremberg, Germany
  • Palazzo Medici, Florence, Italy
  • Chateau of Chambord, Centre (region), France
  • Chateau of Ancy-le-Franc, Burgundy, France
  • Villa Capra, Vicenza, Italy
  • Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, UK
  • Tea Houses, Katsura Imperial Villa, Kyoto, Japan
  • Chateau of Maisons-Laffitte, Île de France, France
  • Berrington Hall, Herefordshire, UK
  • Queen's Hamlet, Versailles, France
  • Monticello, Virginia, USA
  • Neuschwanstein, Bavaria, Germany
  • Horta House, Brussels, Belgium
  • Unité d'Habitation, Marseilles, France
  • Lake Shore Drive Apartments, Chicago, USA
  • Schröder House, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • PLACES OF WORSHIP
  • Megalithic Temples of Malta
  • Great Ziggurat of Ur, Nasiriyah, Iraq
  • Great Temple of Amon-Ra, Karnak, Egypt
  • Temple of Apollo at Delphi, Greece
  • Temple of Apollo Epikourios, Bassae, Greece
  • Maison Carrée, Nîmes, France
  • Pantheon, Rome, Italy
  • Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India
  • Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Great Mosque of Damascus, Syria
  • Shore Temple, Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Mosque Cathedral of Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain
  • Borobudur Stupa, Java, Indonesia
  • Lingaraj Temple, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
  • Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Durham Cathedral, Durham, UK
  • Temple of Kukulkan, Chich'en Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico
  • Basilica of the Madeleine, Vézelay, Burgundy, France
  • Angkor Wat, Angkor, Cambodia
  • Stave Church, Urnes, Norway
  • Bourges Cathedral, Centre (region), France
  • Cologne Cathedral, North Rhine–Westphalia, Germany
  • Konark Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha, India
  • Golden Pavilion Temple, Kyoto, Japan
  • Goharshad Mosque, Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran
  • Santa Maria del Santo Spirito, Florence, Italy
  • Sant'Andrea of Mantova, Mantua, Italy
  • Suleyman Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
  • St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia
  • San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, Rome, Italy
  • Vierzehnheiligen, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Sagrada Família, Barcelona, Spain
  • Westminster Cathedral, London, UK
  • Great Mosque of Djenné, Mali
  • Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove, California, USA
  • BRIDGES AND DEFENCES
  • Acropolis of Athens, Greece
  • Carthage Harbour and Naval Base, Tunisia
  • Pont du Gard, Nîmes, France
  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire
  • Himeji Castle, Kansai, Honshu, Japan
  • Great Wall of China
  • Mostar Bridge, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Neuf-Brisach, Alsace, France
  • Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
  • Forth Bridge, Edinburgh, UK
  • Berlin Wall, Germany
  • PRODUCTION, TRADE AND EDUCATION
  • Stoa of Attalos, Athens, Greece
  • Trajan's Markets, Rome, Italy
  • Medina at Fes, Morocco
  • Trinity College Library, Cambridge, UK
  • Royal Saltworks, Arc-et-Senans, France
  • Engelsberg Ironworks, Ångelsberg, Sweden
  • The Lawn, University of Virginia, USA
  • Albert Dock, Liverpool, UK
  • Saltaire, West Yorkshire, UK
  • Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France
  • Galleria Vittorio Emmanuele II, Milan, Italy
  • St Pancras Railway Station, London, UK
  • Keretapi Railway Station, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Grand Central Terminal, New York City, USA
  • AEG Turbine Factory, Berlin, Germany
  • Seagram Building, New York City, USA
  • Dulles Airport, Washington DC, USA
  • Fuji TV Headquarters Building, Tokyo, Japan
  • Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • China Central TV Headquarters, Beijing, China
  • GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION
  • Megaron of Pylos, Greece
  • Pnyx, Athens, Greece
  • Curia Julia, Rome, Italy
  • Alhambra, Granada, Spain
  • Forbidden City, Beijing, China
  • Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Imperial Palace of Kyoto, Japan
  • Palace of Versailles, Île de France, France
  • Residenz at Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Richmond Capitol, Virginia, USA
  • Palace of Westminster, London, UK
  • Hilversum Town Hall, Netherlands
  • Säynatsälo Town Hall, Finland
  • CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT
  • Great Bath at Mohenjo-Daro, Pakistan
  • Theatre at Epidauros, Greece
  • Theatre of Marcellus, Rome, Italy
  • Baths of Caracalla, Rome, Italy
  • Teatro Olimpico, Vicenza, Italy
  • Globe Theatre, London, UK
  • Louvre, Paris, France
  • Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany
  • Crystal Palace, London, UK
  • Opéra Garnier, Paris, France
  • Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
  • MEMORIALS
  • Tomb of Mausolus, Bodrum, Turkey
  • Qin Shi Huang Imperial Necropolis, Shaanxi, China
  • Memorial Columns, Rome, Paris and London
  • Pazzi Chapel, Florence, Italy
  • Tempietto, San Pietro in Montorio, Rome, Italy
  • L’Église du Dôme, Les Invalides, Paris, France
  • Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, USA
  • Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Nanjing, China
  • PUBLIC SPACES
  • Agora of Athens/Forum of Rome
  • Piazza del Campo/Piazza Navona
  • Place des Vosges/Tiananmen Square
  • Piazza San Marco/Potsdamer Platz
  • FURTHER READING