The Seventy Wonders of the Modern World
1500 Years of Extraordinary Feats of Engineering and ConstructionBook - 2002
The modern world's greatest structures capture the imagination and inspire wonder, whether they are places of worship, palaces of power or pleasure, skyscrapers, bridges, tunnels, canals, dams or colossal statues. In this volume, an international team of architectures, engineers and architectural historians chart the progress of human ingenuity and creativity in erecting buildings, from AD500 to the 21st century.
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2002.
Characteristics: 304 p. :,ill. (some col.), col. maps.
Alternative Title: 70 wonders of the modern world