By Philip Wilkinson
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), Hardcover, 9780756698294, 256pp.
Publication Date: August 2012
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The history of each building is explained, from the commissioning to how they were built, and is supplemented with 3-D cutaway artworks and pullouts of the exterior, as well as key details of the interior.
With features on prominent architects, construction and style, "Great Buildings" is a comprehensive and excellent introduction to architecture's greatest achievements.