The Short Story of Architecture: A Pocket Guide to Key Styles, Buildings, Elements & Materials

Susie Hodge, Mark Fletcher


The Short Story of Architecture is 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.

Creator Bio

Susie Hodge is an art historian, historian and artist. She is the bestselling author of numerous books, among them Architecture in Minutes, Art Nouveau: 50 Works of Art You Should Know, What Makes Great Design and The Short Story of Modern Art.

Price £14.99
Format Paperback / softback
Publication Date 30 September 2019
Pages 224
Height 210mm
Width 148mm
Illustrations 150 colour photographs
Rights Europe (excluding Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland), Middle East, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe
ISBN-13 9781786273703