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Design Museum: Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed the World (Hardcover)

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One of two new titles in the Design Museum Fifty series published in conjunction with London's prestigious Design Museum.

The history of modern architecture is as diverse as it is beautiful, varying wildly from region to region and era to era. Here Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, explores 50 of the most significant and striking buildings in the world, from the modernist aesthetic of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to the eye-catching flair of Beijing's CCTV Headquarters.

Contents include:
Villa Savoye, Poissy
Rockefeller Center, New York
Eames House, Los Angeles
Montreal Biosphere, Montreal
Pompidou Centre, Paris
Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao
Beijing Olympic Stadium, Beijing
Selfridges, Birmingham
...and many more.

Deyan Sudjic (Author)
Deyan Sudjic is a writer, broadcaster and director of the Design Museum. Before his post at the Design Museum, he was the design and architecture critic for The Observer, the Dean of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University and co-chair of the Urban Age Advisory Board. He is a leading figure in the field of architectural theory.

The Design Museum (Author)
The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and architecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the center of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance.


About the Author


Deyan Sudjic (Author)
Deyan Sudjic is a writer, broadcaster and director of the Design Museum. Before his post at the Design Museum, he was the design and architecture critic for The Observer, the Dean of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University and co-chair of the Urban Age Advisory Board. He is a leading figure in the field of architectural theory.

The Design Museum (Author)
The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and architecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the center of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781840916805
ISBN-10: 184091680X
Publisher: Conran
Publication Date: July 7th, 2015
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Design Museum