Encompassing ancient palaces and glorious cathedrals, futuristic homes and striking skyscrapers, Architecture Inside + Out
examines fifty of the world’s most impressive buildings and uncovers
their structural secrets. By researching original plans, notes and
drawings, this book reveals the expertise and original intentions behind
these magnificent creations, simulating the experience of spending time
with the architects themselves.
Architecture Inside + Out
also looks beyond the bricks and mortar to explore the principal spaces
within. Unique isometric cutaways, floor plans, site plans,
cross-sections and elevations reveal the inner structures that are not
visible to the naked eye, enabling you to understand these remarkable
structures in comprehensive detail. The selection includes everything
from small domestic spaces, such as Fallingwater in Pennsylvania, to
impressive art galleries, such as the Louvre in Paris, and historic
places of worship, such as the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.