Architecture & Design
The global boom in skyscrapers—why it’s happening now, how they’re made, and what they do to cities and people
“An engaging historical account and an attractive, practical resource.” —Booklist
The story of modern architecture is told here through the lives and works of three men who changed the face of the cities we live in.
For history readers, travellers and scholars alike, an indispensable behind-the-scenes guide to the great cathedrals of Paris from one of our leading scholars
"Engaged in fascinating and useful multidisciplinary research, Cranz is an avatar for body-friendly design. . . . Read [The Chair] and cheer."--Elizabeth Zimmer, Village Voice