Of making many books...

There Is No End

The book is very well illustrated with numerous photos and diagrams, and would be worth buying just for the photos alone. The author is a retired professor of architecture from one of the leading universities in China (Tsinghua), and the book has the tone of the professor personally taking the reader on a guided tour of the architecture: where to look, what to see, the historical events that happened there. The author fills in numerous insights, especially by comparing the architecture to its western equivalents. more...