Skyscrapers

Skyscrapers
Published:
January 5th 1996 by Black Dog & Leventhal
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Goodreads Rating:
3.50
Pages:
128
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ISBN10:
1884822452
ISBN13:
0768821224523

Skyscrapers is a lavish and appropriately soaring celebration of the world's most spectacular buildings. From the ancient Lighthouse at Alexandria to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, from the Empire State Building to the Petronas Towers in Malaysia, the 50 buildings represented in this magnificent book leap off the page in words and more than 200 rich, duotone images. This unique volume includes facts-at-a-glance for each building, visual comparisons of heights, and quotes from a variety of architects and experts--all accompanying stunning full-page photos of each structure. "An eye-popping shelf-scraper...an elevating experience." -Gene Shalit, "Today" "Breathtaking. Magnificent. Unique. Very special. Exquisite. One-of-a-kind. Well researched. Beautifully designed." -Robert J. Bruss, Tribune Media Services