Award-winning architecture writer Ike Ijeh introduces 50 of the world´s most influential architects and a ѕelection of their most celebrated buildings, showcased with full-color photography.
The architects ѕelected here have designed buildings that are as dramatic as their impact on the world of architecture. From familiar modern era names such as Zaha Hadid and Sir Norman Foster to geniuses from history such as Nicholas Hawksmoor and Andrea Palladio, Ike Ijeh reveals his top 50 list of the architects deserving of the description ´greatest´. Each double-page spread focuses on a different architect, outlining their influences, the legacy of their ideas and revealing the glorious designs that have made them famous.
• Full-color photographs and illustrations of famous buildings around the world
• Concise professional biographies of the architects listed
• Plans from great architecture projects
• Entries arranged in chronological order for easy reference
With this wonderful hardback reference guide you can discover the true breadth of the creative achievements that lie within the careers of these architectural giants and enjoy their beautiful creations through images and illustrations.