Key Buildings from Prehistory to the Present: Plans, Sections and Elevations


  • By Drew Plunkett  (Author), Olga Reid  (Author)
  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Laurence King Publishing; Har/Cdr edition (10 September 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1780672853
  • ISBN-13: 9781780672854
  • Product Dimensions: 26 x 2.5 x 29.8 cm

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The latest in this successful series, this book features around 150 of the most important buildings in the history of world architecture—from the pyramids and the Parthenon to some of the most significant works by recent architects. The quality and number of the line drawings, together with the authoritative text by a renowned architectural historian, allow all the buildings to be understood in detail and make this an invaluable resource for students.


About the Author

Drew Plunkett was Head of the Department of Interior Design at the Glasgow School of Art and has practiced as an interior designer based in London and Glasgow. He is the author or several books, including Drawing for Interior DesignConstruction and Detailing for Interior Design, and Detail in Contemporary Retail Design.

Olga Reid has practiced interior design in London, USA, and Russia specialising in exhibitions and public art projects. She also teaches interior architecture at London Metropolitan University.