This beautiful book brings together 300 of the best architectural drawings from the last century by the world’s most prestigious architects, creating both a history of the genre and a survey of twentieth-century architecture.
The book is divided into five chronological sections that are prefaced by short essays that highlight the trends and styles of that period. Each drawing is captioned with key information about the architect, the project, and the drawing.
This dazzling visual feast will appeal to all students and practitioners of architecture as well as anyone with an interest in the subject.
About the Author
Neil Bingham is a historian of architecture and design. He is curator of contemporary architectural collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and was previously architectural drawings curator at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, and the Royal Institute of British Architecture. His numerous published works include Masterworks: Architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts (2011), Fantasy Architecture, 1500–2036 (2004) and Modern Retro: Living with Mid-Century Style (2000).