The urban state of the nation - from Olympic dreams to broken Britain
Buildings are driven by human emotions and desires: hope, power, money, sex, and the idea of home.
A provocative and brilliant examination of what inspires great architecture and how buildings can change your life.
Since 2000, the Serpentine Gallery in London's Kensington Gardens has called on some of the world's top architects to design summer pavilions - temporary structures that are erected next to...
Long considered lost beyond recall, the architecture of ancient Alexandria has remained mysterious. This book shows that it is indeed possible to reconstruct the city and many of its buildings...
An anatomy of failed-state Britain, by the author of A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain.
The definitive biography, based on exclusive access to diaries and personal papers, as well as the archive of Pevsner's landmark series, The Buildings of England.
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Polemics and reflections on how to bridge the gap between what architecture actually is and what architects want it to be.
Focusing on the principal architects of that time--from Alberti to Palladio--this bestselling classic explains the true significance of certain architectural forms, bringing to light the connections between the architecture and...
Is a modern illustrated primer on the new inventions, technologies, and events that are affecting the human race worldwide. The book is a part of a broader research project by...
Alain De Botton
What makes a house truly beautiful? Why are many new houses so ugly? Why do we argue so bitterly about sofas and pictures - and can differences of taste ever...
Cassell Illustrated; Mark Irving
The greatest feats of human engineering are celebrated in this comprehensive and updated guide to the most outstanding buildings in history. From the Great Pyramid of Khufu, to The Shard...
A visual guide to the buildings that surround us, naming the visible architectural features so that the reader doesn't have to know the name before looking it up. It features...
The aim of the book is to provide teachers, students, practising architects and curious readers with a set of ideas that will enrich their conversation, their writing, and above all...
A great introduction for retail students, this book offers a user-friendly reference guide to all aspects of visual merchandising and covers both window dressing and in-store areas. This new edition...