'Twentieth Century Architecture' is a fully documented, richly illustrated guide to the great architectural achievements of the last one hundred years. The book chronicles the technological advances, engineering achievements and aesthetic issues that have led to dramatic changes in every branch of architecture. This essential reference work provides photographs, drawings and plans for the significant buildings throughout each decade as well as a useful chronology of the buildings and a comprehensive index. The book examines pictorially the architecture of the twentieth century. It has been designed in such a way that the reader will be able to follow through, in the buildings actually built, the changes which have occurred over the last century.
Professor Dennis Sharp is a practising architect and university lecturer. he has many publications to his credit and has won several awards for his architectural writings.