[EBOOK] The Edifice Complex: How the Rich and Powerful--and Their Architects--Shape the World

The Edifice Complex: How the Rich and Powerful--and Their Architects--Shape the World

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ISBN Code : 9780143038016
Book Author : Deyan Sudjic
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Total Pages : 192

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A provocative look at architecture-exceptionally intelligent and original (Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World)Deyan Sudjic-probably the most influential figure in architecture youve never heard of - argues that architecture, far from being auteur art, must be understood as a naked expression of power. From the grandiose projects of Stalin and Hitler to