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Adventures In Architecture by Dan Cruickshank

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Appeared on “Hay-on-Sky” 30 May. The buildings we design and build are reflections of the people who built them and the times in which they were built. This book, supporting his TV series, looks at 40 buildings around the world highlighting unseen connections and telling a compelling story.


Adventures In Architecture by Dan Cruickshank

Dan Cruickshank tells the story of architecture in all its diversity, looking at 40 buildings that have impressed, astonished or delighted us or changed our perception of the world.

About the Author

Dan Cruickshank

Dan Cruickshank is a regular presenter on the BBC, best known for his popular series Britain's Best Buildings, Around the World in 80 Treasures and for his appearances in The House Detectives and What the Industrial Revolution Did For Us.
His books include Around the World in 80 Treasures; Life in the Georgian City; The Guide to the Georgian Buildings of Britain and Ireland; Invasion: Defending Britain from Attack; and The Story of Britain's Best Buildings.
He was also editor of the 20th edition of Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture.
He is an Honorary Fellow of RIBA with a BA in Art, Design and Architecture. For three years he was also a visiting professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Sheffield.
He is a leading expert on architecture and historic buildings, and a frequent contributor to The Architects' Journal and The Architectural Review.
He is an active member of the Georgian Group and a member of the Architectural Panel of the National Trust.

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Publication date

3rd April 2008


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