World Architecture 1900-2000
World Architecture records the major architectural
contributions made in all regions of the world to the
development of human culture. Grouped into 10 geographical
regions and representing five twenty-year-periods, the
buildings have been selected by approximately 80 eminent
international architectural critics.
Each volume contains 100 buildings from one particular
region, each object accompanied by an analytical text as
well as by drawings and photographs. Introduction essays
by the general editor, Kenneth Frampton, and the editor(s)
of each volume complete the survey.
Countries: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait,
Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria,
Turkey, Yemen, United Arab Emirates.
a series to be completed over the next five years.
Each volume covers a country or period; chief features of the
series are the fine illustrations and the clear, concise texts
that cover the material in style. A very good value, the books
are printed in a large format with many illustrations in
sumptuous color, even the maps and plans.
Springer Vienna Architecture: New York, 2001