Most popular Architecture books
The most popular Architecture books currently available. Updated weekly.
Highclere Castle, known as 'the real Downton Abbey', bustles with activity at the best of times, but it is never more alive than at Christmas. Lady Carnarvon will guide you through Advent, Christmas preparations and Christmas Eve all the way through to the day itself, and beyond.
This extraordinary appreciation of the most interesting gardens in and around the 30 Cambridge colleges explores their horticulture, history and significance to the academics, visitors and locals who experience them.
The indispensable reference book from top interior design house, Andrew Martin. 500 pages of the latest interior styles and trends, catering to all kinds of tastes. Features leading interior designers around the world and the prestigious "Designer of the Year".
The next in our Spotter's Guide series reveals 120 of the world's great human constructions and where to find them, from cloud-piercing skyscrapers and ancient sites to classic buildings and contemporary designs. Packed with facts, maps and photos, it's a fun and fascinating introduction to the sublime, the strange and everything in between.
Peek behind the curtains of London's iconic theatres with acclaimed actor Simon Callow as your personal guide.
An inspiring tour of the highlights of the most-loved churches, abbeys and cathedrals of the United Kingdom.
With cost and space often at a premium, small but perfectly formed buildings are a popular architectural challenge. From world-famous names such as Toyo Ito and Zaha Hadid to the best in new international talent, architects around the world showcase the creative possibilities of compact dimensions.
The greatest structures in human history. Explore the constructions that have shaped our world and learn their hidden secrets in this large format highly illustrated book.
How to Read London reveals through the built environment how London's domestic, civic and commercial landscape has evolved and adapted from imperial capital to global city.
Designer and lifestyle authority Tricia Foley illustrates her approach to creating elegantly pared-down environments for the home and work space.
Selected as one of The Times Books of 2017: a journey through the most iconic houses in English literature
Anticipation is brewing; who will be named "Designer of the Year"? All is revealed in Interior Design Review Vol. 23, the latest installment in Andrew Martin's dependable catalogue of interior inspiration.
'Addictive ... a charter for wistfulness' Observer<br> <br> 'An enchanting rabbit hole of handmade houses' The New York Times<br> <br> 'The Bible of pared back, natural living' Der Spiegel<br> <br> 'Take a deep breath and let the inspiration sink in' GQ<br> <br> Cabin Porn began as an on-line project created by a group of friends to inspire their own home building. As they collected more photos, their site attracted thousands of submissions from other cabin builders and a passionate audience of more than ten million people. This book is an invitation to slow down, take a deep breath, and enjoy the beauty and serenity that happens when nature meets simple craft.
A compelling and evocative history of Britain through the stories of its `lost' or abandoned buildings, published to tie in with Channel 5's series of the same name.
Paperscapes New York features over 50 of the city's seminal buildings. More than a book, the unique format of Paperscapes New York transports this instantly recognizable skyline into your hands and home.
The first book from interior designer Mark D. Sikes is a celebration of American style today, showcasing chic and accessible ideas for every home.
Paperscapes Paris features over 50 of the city's seminal buildings. More than a book, the unique format of Paperscapes Paris transports the city of light into your hands and home.
The next inspiring instalment by artist and architect Klaus Meir-Pauken, showing you how to sketch our industrial, hustling, urban world.
An architectural historian takes a deep dive into the story of Trump's wall and examines famous walls from throughout human history and what they reveal about us.
A practical and inspirational guide to modern pilgrimages: the art of mindful walks to a place of meaning.
The brilliant new book from one of the country's foremost social historians celebrating those who lived through the Second World War.
Inside the country house, what exactly were the duties of the master's valet and the lady's maid? The answers to these, and many more questions, are revealed in this entertaining and intimate guide to the self-contained world of the country house.
An account of the history of Peterborough Cathedral - one of England's finest surviving Norman buildings - and its preserved art and architecture.
A lavish monograph celebrating one of the most respected and admired American architects, known for his sensitivity to the nature and traditions of the Pacific Northwest
We learn of rogue saints exploited by holy sinners, the pomp and prosperity that followed these ships of stone, the towns that grew up in their shadows, the impact of the Black Death, the Reformation and icon-smashing Puritanism, the revival brought about by the Industrial Revolution, and the hope and disillusion of two world wars.
Published in conjunction with the exhibition held Feb. 15-May 4, 2008, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs.
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 be satisfactorily resolved? This book explores one of our most intense but often hidden love affairs: with our houses and their furnishings.
Explore Scotland's ancient monuments with this pictorial map featuring over 700 castles and fortified houses. Includes an easy-to-use index listing visitor information and an attractive selection of photographs.
Beloved and contemplated by philosophers, architects, writers, and literary theorists alike, this book examines the places in which we place our conscious and unconscious thoughts and guides us through a stream of cerebral meditations on poetry, art, and the blooming of consciousness itself.
A compelling and evocative history of Britain through the stories of its `lost' or abandoned buildings; a companion to Channel 5's series of the same name.
The definitive guide to Art Deco buildings in Britain, written by leading architectural historian Elain Harwood.
'A gorgeous book with beautiful photos, and a historical document to boot.' - Steve Wright, BBC Radio 2Lady Carnarvon's love of history is richly rewarded at Highclere Castle with its mine of family records going back some 300 years.
A comprehensive and authoritative history that explores the significance of one of the most famous buildings and institutions in England
Published in conjunction with TFL, this is a comprehensive guide to the London Underground, combining a historical overview, illustrations and newly commissioned photography.
The quintessential cooking, style and decoration book from Soho House, the world's leading members club. Whether you want to recreate your favourite house regular macaroni cheese or choose the right sofa for your sitting room, the clubs' experts will share their blueprint for stylish, contemporary living the Soho House way.
This updated guide information essential to planning and executing architectural projects of all shapes and sizes in a format that is small enough to carry anywhere.
Traditional architecture meets cutting-edge design in this compact showcase of Asian living. Traveling across Tibet, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, and Malaysia, we enter the Shiv Niwas Palace featured in Octopussy, gilded Tibetan monasteries, a high-rise overlooking the Singaporean skyline, and many more...