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Cathedrals of the World,9788854406346

Cathedrals of the World

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Edition:
Revised
ISBN13:

9788854406346

ISBN10:
8854406341
Format:
Trade Book
Pub. Date:
4/3/2012
Publisher(s):
White Star Publishers
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Summary

A valuable resource for architecture students, travelers, and anyone interested in our religious heritage, Cathedrals of the Worldtakes an exciting journey through Christianity by way of its most impressive architectural creations. Starting with early Christian, Romanesque, and Gothic structures through the Renaissance and Baroque periods to the modern age, this stunning compendium spans the globe, presenting such awe-inspiring monuments as the St. Mark's Basilica, Westminster Cathedral, Johnson's Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California, and Richard Meier's Jubilee Church in Rome. Each example was selected for its exceptional historical value, aesthetic attributes, and architectural significance.

Author Biography

Graziella Leyla CiagÓ has a PhD in environmental and architectural heritage and specializes in the restoration of monuments. Since 1999 she has taught the history of architecture at Milan Polytechnic, and she also works as a professional architect in projects relating to the conservation, restoration, and enhancement of the cultural heritage.


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