The Short Story of Architecture
A Pocket Guide to Key Styles, Buildings, Elements & Materials
by Susie Hodge
Pub Date 30 Sep 2019
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Want to learn more about the history of architecture? Explore 50 key buildings, from the Great Pyramids to high-tech, sustainable skyscrapers in Susie Hodge’s accessible new guide.
The Short Story of Architecture links 50 buildings to the most important architectural materials, elements and styles, giving you the tools you need to understand and appreciate the built world. Cross-references are found at the foot of each page, giving helpful connections with other sections, while feature boxes discuss crucial developments and the backgrounds of the architects.
This concise book is the perfect gift for those interested in architecture to understand how, why and when architecture changed.