The Architecture Pop-Up Book
The Architecture Pop-Up Book is a magnificent journey through history. Featuring amazing three-dimensional replications of famous buildings from ... Show synopsis The Architecture Pop-Up Book is a magnificent journey through history. Featuring amazing three-dimensional replications of famous buildings from ancient to modern times, the book showcases artwork, photographs, pop-ups and detailed texts on the ancient Egyptian pyramids and Mesopotamian ziggurats; the great constructions of Greece and Rome, such as the Parthenon and the Colosseum; majestic Asian wonders, including the Taj Mahal and the Hagia Sophia; Gothic and Neoclassical masterpieces, from Notre Dame and the Duomo in Florence to the Houses of Parliament and Monticello; and the work of such important modern architects as Gaudi, Frank Lloyd Wright and Frank Gehry. From a brilliantly elaborate Gothic cathedral nave to a telescoping Chrysler Building skyscraper, the talent and imagination of architects and builders from all eras and from all over the world, are displayed and compared here. Innovative, informative and entertaining, this gift book is a superb tour of the greatest achievements of world architecture and is the perfect gift for the architecture enthusiast and anyone interested in learning about the history of these celebrated buildings.