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50 Great Adventures: Extraordinary Places and the People Who Built Them Paperback – Oct 2005


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Prestel Pub (October 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3791334344
  • ISBN-13: 978-3791334349
  • Product Dimensions: 26.7 x 23.5 x 1.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 885 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,955,745 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“Use this as an architectural guide, a travel guide, or a survey of architectural inspirations: it fits all categories.” -- Midwest Book Review, January 2006

About the Author

Jonathan Lee is a contributor to The Guardian, The Financial Times, Time Out and other travel and architecture publications.

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A travel guide, or a survey of architectural inspirations: it fits all categories. Jan. 6 2007
By Midwest Book Review - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Fifty buildings from around the world are explored through their creators, offering a blend of buildings and biographical sketches which lend to an appreciation of why architecture is created. 50 GREAT ADVENTURES: EXTRAORDINARY PLACES AND THE PEOPLE WHO BUILT THEM packs in over two hundred color illustrations and provides both a history of the creation's place in architecture and a survey of how it has affected its community. A welcome and recommended addition to professional and academic library Architectural Studies collections, this as an architectural guide, a travel guide, or a survey of architectural inspirations: it fits all categories.

Diane C. Donovan

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A Very Fun Book for People Who Love to Travel May 27 2013
By Susan Schriever - Published on Amazon.com
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It's a very fun book and will make a great gift to give other people who are "travelers" and "explorers" at heart.


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