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A Passage Through Prague Architecture

By (author) Pu Yijun
By (author) Elan Neuman Fessler


Publishing 8th Apr 2024
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    • A guide to 43 buildings from different times
    • With 180 photos of the city's architecture
    • Includes an individual Building Table
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    Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world because of its perfect blend of nature, environment, architecture and people. With almost complete preservation of architecture from all historical periods, Prague is second to none among other World Heritage cities for its richness, integrity and diversity. The city is like a European open-air museum of architectural art, and one of the indispensable destinations for architects and architecture lovers to travel in Europe.

    Based on years of field and literature research by the authors, this book showcases the achievements of Prague’s thousand-year urban architectural changes and the protection of complete heritage.

    Through the interpretation of 43 historic buildings from different periods, this book explores Prague’s urban characteristics and changes. Though priceless, most of these built heritages are beyond the focus of Western architectural history research, and their status and significance need to be readdressed and reassessed.

    Text in English and Chinese.

    About the Author

    Pu Yijun, associate professor, Tongji University, specialising in architectural interior design. Elan Neuman Fessler, Instructor, Architectural Institute in Prague.

    Tongji University Press
    Publish date
    8th Apr 2024
    Paperback / softback
    World excluding China
    180 mm x 130 mm
    148 Pages
    180 color
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