As managing director of the Underground in 1920s and the first chief executive of London Transport, Frank Pick (1878-1941), had more influence on the look of 20th century London than...
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Tower blocks. Flyovers. Streets in the sky. Once, this was the future.
Brings together 300 of the architectural drawings from the last century by the world's most prestigious architects, creating both a history of the genre and a survey of twentieth-century architecture...
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.
Buildings are driven by human emotions and desires: hope, power, money, sex, and the idea of home.
Organized spread by spread, easy to navigate and as elegantly designed as the building itself, this guidebook sets The Shard in the context of Southwark, one of the capitals most...
Edmund De Waal
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Guillaume Picon; Francis Hammond;...
From dusk on a summer's evening to the veil of mist on a winter's morning, these photographs reveal the many facets of Versailles and offer readers unprecedented access to...
The book includes nine detailed walks with easy to follow maps. Also featured are some of the many shops, bars and restaurants in London of architectural interest. This guide is...
Presents 43 examples of designs for small-scale (less than 75m2) houses set in a variety of contexts. Using digital tools, sustainable materials and prefabrication technologies, these projects offer realistic solutions...
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...
Edward Jones; Christopher Woodward
London has an unrivalled richness of architecture, from its squares and houses to its palaces and churches. This is the only guide to cover all of London's building...
A provocative and brilliant examination of what inspires great architecture and how buildings can change your life.
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Ann Marie VanDerZanden; Thomas W. Cook
The landscape industry is in the midst of major changes as the demand for environmentally responsible landscapes increases. This book offers a practical framework for the development of sustainable management...
The countryside, towns and cities of Britain are full of churches. They represent some of the most iconic, beautiful and occasionally bizarre buildings in the country....