Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2014 We don't just look at buildings: their facades, beautiful or ugly, conceal the spaces we inhabit. We are born, work,...
Tom McCarthy; Hans-Ulrich Obrist
Features over 130 leading lights from different fields artists, architects, writers and designers, geographers, mathematicians, computer pioneers, scientists who make sense of exterior and interior worlds through highly personal and...
Brings together some of the best examples by international typewriter artists. As well as key historical work from the Bauhaus, H. N. Werkman and the concrete poets, there is art...
A short and gently humourous people's history of British domestic architecture, illustrated with quirky archive material.
Peter Dazeley; Mark Daly
Unseen London takes you backstage at some of the capital's great theatres, into the changing rooms of some of our greatest temples of sport, into the heart of the Establishment...
Presents an idiosyncratic, poetic and intensely subjective meditation on London and its buildings. Including railway stations, synagogues, abandoned gasworks, dock cranes, suburban gardens, East End markets, Hawksmoor churches, a Gothic...
James Cheshire; Oliver Uberti
When do police helicopters catch criminals? Which borough of London is the happiest? Is 'czesc' becoming a more common greeting than 'salaam'? This book deals with these questions.
The Queen's life is dedicated to her public - every move is scrutinised, every word noted. But her homes are havens where peace can be found, away from watchful eyes;...
Lots of individuals in society today are feeble-minded. They don't know what the hell is going on. Unfortunately many of these people are responsible for running The Country. They don't...
A book about what houses are to us, the effect they have on the way we live our lives. It is also backwards glace at the changing nature of our...
Take it, make it, lose it, have it, kill it, spend it, save it, forget it, break it, set it, repeat it, keep it: time flies and time crawls. This...
Now in its eighth year, the Landscape Photographer of the Year Award was devised by Charlie Waite, one of Britain's foremost landscape photographers and created in association with AA Publishing...
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A striking photographic record of how the Beeching cuts and modernisation saw our grand terminal stations, soaring viaducts and cavernous locomotive works wiped from the landscape.
Deyan Sudjic; Donna Loveday
Published on the occasion of the exhibition held from the 15th November 2013 to 9th March 2014, London's Design Museum.
Join TV's Dan Snow as the fully illustrated 'Battle Castles' brings to thrilling life a cavalcade of medieval fortifications and the clashes that turned empires to dust and mortals into...