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Skyscrapers: A History of the World's Most Extraordinary Buildings -- Revised and Updated

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Now, bigger than ever, this long-awaited revised edition of Judith Dupré's best-selling Skyscrapers is a giant celebration of today's most significant superstructures. It features an all-new design with full-color photographs, 10 new buildings, and informative updates throughout.



Unique in scale and design, Skyscrapers explores in-depth more than 60 buildings, including One
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Hardcover, 176 pages
Published November 5th 2013 by Black Dog & Leventhal
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This is a gorgeous book that is beautifully presented and written. I love that the publisher did this in a tall book format - so appropriate for the subject.

The book is laid out chronologically: the earliest skyscrapers (arguably starting with Home Insurance in Chicago) and continuing on not only to those just finished in the last two years but also projected skyscrapers for which groundbreaking has begun. Each skyscrape
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Judith Dupré writes books that bridge the worlds of art, photography, and architecture in ways that delight and educate. She has written several works of illustrated nonfiction that have been translated into ten languages, including Skyscrapers (Black Dog & Leventhal/ Workman, 1996); Bridges (Black Dog & Leventhal/Workman, 1997); Churches (HarperCollins, 2001), a New York Times bestseller; ...more
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