20th Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas

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20th Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas portrays, for the first time, an overview of the finest built architecture from around the world completed between 1900 and 1999. The unprecedented global scope of this collection of over 750 key buildings juxtaposes architectural icons with regional masterpieces.
  • Series: Phaidon Atlas
  • Hardcover: 832 pages
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0714857068
  • Dimensions: 12.8 x 2.2 x 25 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 18.2 pounds
Specially designed and commissioned graphics at the start of the atlas explore the changing economic and political contexts of architectural production throughout this fascinating century, and highlight the flow of architectural ideas and architects around the globe. 

"Phaidon's colossal 20th Century World Architecture is a real tour de force. While the sheer volume of information is breathtaking, what impresses me most is the fascinating view of architecture in the 20th century created by the breadth of the projects and their contexts." - Michael Graves

"The new Phaidon publication, 20th Century World Architecture, documents the extraordinary quality and quantity of architecture produces during the last century. Is it possible for the work of the 21st century to match this prodigious output?" - Richard Meier

"Easily in the running for most engrossing coffee-table book of all time." - Publishers Weekly

"A breathtaking overview. . ." - Los Angeles Times

"At a hefty 832 pages, 20th Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas takes a truly global and remarkably comprehensive look at projects constructed between 1900 - 1999." - Architectural Digest

". . .a remarkable companion. . .unpack the book and you'll float into a perspective-altering history of 750 era-defining buildings." -