100 Years of Architectural Drawing: 1900 - 2000

By Neil Bingham

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  • Quarterbinding
  • 300 illustrations
  • 320 pages
  • 9⅞ x 9 ins
  • ISBN 9781780672724
  • Published September 2013

This beautiful book brings together 300 of the best architectural drawings from the last century by the world's most prestigious architects, creating both a history of the genre and a survey of twentieth-century architecture.

The book is divided into five chronological sections that are prefaced by short essays that highlight the trends and styles of that period. Each drawing is captioned with key information about the architect, the project and the drawing. Architects whose work features in the book include Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Mies Van der Rohe, Frank Gehry and Zaha Hadid.

This dazzling visual feast will appeal to all students and practitioners of architecture as well as anyone with an interest in the subject.

About the Author

Neil Bingham is a historian of architecture and design. He is consulting curator of architectural drawings at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, and was previously an architectural drawings curator at the Royal Institute of British Architecture. His numerous published works include Masterworks: Architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts (2011), Fantasy Architecture, 1500–2036 (2004) and Modern Retro: Living with Mid-Century Style (2000).

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Introduction        
1900–1913        
1914–1938        
1939–1959        
1960–1973        
1974–2000        

Further reading         
Index            
Picture credits         
and acknowledgements