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Buildings that Changed the World

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ISBN-10: 3791331310

ISBN-13: 9783791331317

Edition: 2004

Authors: Klaus Reichold, Bernhard Graf

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Bernhard Grafis an art historian and the author, most recently, ofBridges That Changed the World.

The Enigma of Stonehengep. 10
The Secrets of the Cheops Pyramidp. 12
The Cliff Temple of Abu Simbelp. 14
Persepolis and the New Year's Festivalp. 16
Olympia and the Games of Oldp. 18
The Acropolis in Athensp. 20
The Theater of Epidaurusp. 22
The Mysterious Past of Teotihuacanp. 24
The Drama of Masadap. 26
The Cliff City of Petrap. 28
The Pont du Gardp. 30
Gladiators at the Colosseump. 32
Shrine of the Planet Gods: The Pantheonp. 34
The Baths of Caracallap. 36
Hagia Sophia - A Shrine to God's Wisdomp. 38
The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehemp. 40
The Pilgrimage to Meccap. 42
Sacred to Three World Religions: The Dome of the Rockp. 44
The Former Imperial City of Nara and the Hall of the Great Buddhap. 46
The Mezquita of Cordobap. 48
The Palatine Chapel, Aachen and the Holy Roman Empirep. 50
The Hradcany in Praguep. 52
The Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostelap. 54
The Tower of Londonp. 56
Mont-Saint-Michelp. 58
The Seat of the English Monarchyp. 60
Cluny: The Most Magnificent Abbey Churchp. 62
The Temple Complex of Angkor Watp. 64
Simplicity as the Ideal in Fontenay Abbeyp. 66
The Leaning Tower of Pisap. 68
The Cathedral of Chartresp. 70
Death-Defying: The Cliff Dwellings of Mesa Verdep. 72
Emperor Frederick II and Castel del Montep. 74
Fortress and Monastery in One: The Malborkp. 76
Venice, Its Wealth, and the Doge's Palacep. 78
The Alhambra and Poor Boabdilp. 80
The Great Wall of China: The Longest Structure in the Worldp. 82
Florence and Its Cathedral Domep. 84
Machu Picchup. 86
The Medieval Hospital Hotel-Dieu in Beaunep. 88
Oxford University: One of the Intellectual Centers of Englandp. 90
Moscow and the Kremlinp. 92
Rome and St Peter's Cathedralp. 94
The Chateau of Chambord in the Loire Valleyp. 96
King Philip II of Spain and El Escorialp. 98
The Country Residence "La Rotonda," near Vicenzap. 100
Il Gesu, the Jesuit Church in Romep. 102
A Dream in Marble: The Taj Mahalp. 104
The Winter Palace of the Dalai Lamap. 106
The Royal Palace of Versaillesp. 108
Final Resting Place of Heroes: St Paul's Cathedral in Londonp. 110
The Imperial Palace in Pekingp. 112
The Spanish Steps in Romep. 114
Prince Eugene and the Upper Belvedere in Viennap. 116
Dominikus Zimmermann and the Wies Churchp. 118
The Wise Man of Monticellop. 120
The Capitol in Washington, D.C.p. 122
Napoleon and the Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoilep. 124
The Houses of Parliamentp. 126
The Old Symbol of a New City: Trinity Churchp. 128
Neuschwanstein Castle and Its Tragic Kingp. 130
The Royal Greenhouses of Laekenp. 132
The Statue of Libertyp. 134
The Burgtheater in Viennap. 136
Gaudi and the Sagrada Familiap. 138
The Berlin Reichstagp. 140
The Eiffel Tower in Parisp. 142
Moscow and its GUM Department Storep. 144
The Djenne Mosquep. 146
The Gellert Spa in Budapestp. 148
The Center for Anthroposophy: Rudolf Steiner's Goetheanump. 150
The Quintessence of Functionalism: the Bauhaus in Dessaup. 152
The Empire State Building in New Yorkp. 154
The Golden Gate Bridgep. 156
Frank Lloyd Wright and Fallingwaterp. 158
The Pilgrimage Church Notre Dame du Haut near Ronchampp. 160
The Atomiump. 162
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New Yorkp. 164
Brazil's Parliament Building in the Junglep. 166
The Sydney Opera Housep. 168
The Olympic Park in Munichp. 170
The Centre Pompidou in Parisp. 172
Niki de Saint Phalle's Tarot Gardenp. 174
The Louvre Pyramidp. 176
Mountains of Metal: The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbaop. 178
The Millennium Towerp. 180
World Trade Centerp. 182
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