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.
Offers a guide to the Lego Architecture series and to the iconic buildings that inspired it. From the Empire State Building and the Guggenheim, to Farnsworth House, this book reveals...
Guides us through the complex history, culture and identity of this most mercurial of countries by telling the stories behind 30 objects.
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A wonderful celebration of dressing up, this follow-up to the hugely successful My Wonderful World of Fashion will appeal to fashion addicts from 8 years up. With hundreds more drawings...
Cor Blok; Cor Blok; Pieter Collier
This brand new full-colour art book reveals in sumptuous detail more than 100 paintings based on The Lord of the Rings by acclaimed Dutch artist, Cor Blok, many of which...
From the author of the bestselling, wonderfully unique and iconic book Manhattan Unfurled, comes an equally brilliant and utterly unprecedented portrait of London.
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The most versatile British designer of the eighteenth century, William Kent (1685-1748) created a style for a new nation and monarchy. The scope of his achievements encompasses architecture, palatial interiors...
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