Starting with the Renaissance, this introduction to fifty
visionary architects traces the major aesthetic movements
over the past six centuries and offers concise portraits of the
geniuses behind them. This accessible and lively survey
takes readers around the world and through history, from
Filippo Brunelleschi to Antoni Gaudi to Frank Gehry. Doublepage
spreads feature full-color illustrations, informative
sidebars, and a timeline that extends throughout the book.
A concise and accessible architectural history, this book is a
fascinating look at the enormous variety of ways architects
have helped define their eras.