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Great Temple of Amon-Ra

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Carcassonne

Architecture does many things, and Key Buildings from Prehistory to the Present explores a range of them. Each chapter covers an aspect of architecture through a number of buildings from around the world. The buildings are illustrated in plan, section and elevation, as well as photographically, and appear in chronological order in each category.

In many cases, a building could be put in more than one category. The Great Pyramid of Khufu (pages 14–15) is a memorial and the Empire State Building (pages 38–39) is ...

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