Modern Architecture is the pocket-sized visual guide to the great buildings and structures of the modern age from around the world by architecture expert Jonathan Glancey. In nine themed chapters each movement in architecture from 1900 to the present day is represented.Focusing on one building per page, Glancey discusses over 500 landmark structures from those now regarded as classics of modern architecture such as L'Institut du Monde Arab in Paris and the Sydney Opera House, to more recent icons such as the Swiss Re building in London and the Parliamentary Library in New Delhi.
Jonathan Glancey is a journalist, author and broadcaster. He has written for newspapers, magazine and journals worldwide, and was the architecture and design correspondent for the Guardian for over a decade. His books include The Story of Architecture, Lost Buildings and Spitfire: The Biography.
Foreword * Arts & Crafts * Classicism * Organic * Modernism * Postmodernism * Robotic * Cities * Futures * Iconic * Index.
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