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

  • 11:15 - 6 March, 2017
What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower? 70 Questions That Will Change the Way You Think about Architecture
What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower? 70 Questions That Will Change the Way You Think about Architecture, 'What's so Great About the Eiffel Tower?'
'What's so Great About the Eiffel Tower?'

Description via Amazon. Why do we find the idea of a multi-colored Parthenon so shocking today? Why was the Eiffel Tower such a target for hatred when it was first built? Is the Sagrada Família 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 readers to take a fresh look at the reputations of the masterpieces and great architects in history. You may never look at architecture in the same way again!

  • ISBN

    9781780679198
  • Title

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

    Jonathan Glancey
  • Publisher

    Laurence King Publishing
  • Publication year

    2017
  • Language

    English

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

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Cite: "What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower? 70 Questions That Will Change the Way You Think about Architecture" 06 Mar 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/804726/whats-so-great-about-the-eiffel-tower-70-questions-that-will-change-the-way-you-think-about-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884

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