The Short Story of Architecture

The Short Story of Architecture is a pocket book guide to key styles, buildings, elements and materials – a new and innovative guide to the subject of architecture that explores 50 key buildings, from the Great Pyramids to high-tech, sustainable skyscrapers.


Accessible and concise, the book links the 50 key works to the most important architectural materials, elements and styles, giving readers all the tools they need to understand and appreciate the built world. 

  • Hardcover
  • 224 pages
  • 150 illustrations
  • Size: 210 x 148 mm
  • ISBN: 9781786273703
  • Published: 30/09/2019