What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower?: 70 Questions That Will Change the Way You Think About Architecture

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Why do we find the idea of a multi-coloured Parthenon so shocking today? Why was the Eiffel Tower such a target for hatred when it was first built? Is the Sagrada Familia a work of genius or kitsch? Why has Le Corbusier, one of the greatest of all architects, been treated as a villain? This book examines the critical legacy of both well known and either forgotten or underappreciated highpoints in the history of world architecture. Through 70 engaging, thought-provoking and often amusing debates, Jonathan Glancey invites ...

What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower?: 70 Questions That Will Change the Way You Think about Architecture 2017, Laurence King Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781780679198

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