The architect was Daniel H Burnham, the driving force behind the White City, the massive, visionary landscape of white buildings set in a wonderland of canals and gardens. The killer was H H Holmes, a handsome doctor with blue eyes. He used the attraction of the great fair and his own devilish charms to lure scores of young women to their deaths.
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Slovenian architect Joze Plecnik has re-emerged as a key representative of the Modern Movement, yet his work also embraces historical elements. This book looks at his Church of the Sacred Heart which dominates a quiet green square of the Vinohrady quarter in Prague, securely anchoring the borough into Prague's panorama with its prescence. It is a characteristic of Plecnik...
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