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Gaudi. The Complete Works
Antoni Gaudi merged Orientalism, natural forms, and new materials into a unique Modernista aesthetic that put Barcelona on the global architecture map. With brand-new photography, plans and drawings by Gaudi himself, as well as an extensive appendix of all his works including furniture and unfinished projects, this XL book takes us through the...
London's Great Theatres
Peek behind the curtains of London's iconic theatres with acclaimed actor Simon Callow as your personal guide.
50 Buildings You Should Know
This collection of great buildings is a highly entertaining lesson in architectural history for readers of all ages.
Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet
Beyond the Footpath: Mindful Adventures for Modern Pilgrims
A practical and inspirational guide to modern pilgrimages: the art of mindful walks to a place of meaning.
Soviet Bus Stops Volume II
Real heritage Pubs of the Southwest: Pub interiors of special historic interest
A guide to the pubs throughout the South West that have interiors of real historic significance. From rural `time-warp' pubs to old coaching inns and include some unsung interiors from the inter-war and post-war period. This is the first guide of its kind for the South West.
Who's Buried Where in London
An illustrated guide to the final resting places of London s rich, famous, and royal residents, sure to appeal to anyone wishing for an alternative history of the British capital."
Art of Looking Up
Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures
Built : The Hidden Stories Behind Our Structures by Roma Agrawal, 9781408870358, Bloomsbury
Hybrid Food Retail: Redesigning Supermarkets for the Experiential Turn
In times of disruption, the food retail industry is looking for new metaphors.
Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent
Style of Coworking: Contemporary Shared Workspaces
This exploration of the innovative interior design of coworking spaces offers a unique look at a workplace revolution that's sweeping the globe.
Thinking Outside the Box: Reimagining Television Centre
Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet
Barbican Centre
More than 100 photographs by Harry Cory Wright present the dramatic spaces and rich textures of the Barbican Centre, one of the most radical and visionary post-war buildings in Britain.
Theater of Shopping: The Story of Stanley Whitman's Bal Harbour Shops
This lavishly illustrated book celebrates one of the most influential and successful retail centres in the world, from its opening in 1965 when it changed the retail landscape by inviting European designers such as Gucci and Valentino to open stores within a shopping mall until the present day.
Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams
Moon: Architectural Guide
Kinnaird Head Lighthouse: An Illustrated History
Michael Strachan tells the story of one of Scotland's great tourist attractions, with a wealth of previously unpublished images.
2G No.73: Studio Anne Holtrop
Lighthouses of England and Wales
Visually stunning and complete guide to all the lighthouses of England, Wales and the Channel Islands
Never Again: Gardens of Peace: A Landscape and Architectural History of War Cemeteries
A beautiful, illustrated exploration of European burial sites and memorials from the First and Second World Wars
Moscow: A Guide to Soviet Modernist Architecture 1955-1991
The guidebook covers around 100 buildings from the most underappreciated era in the history of Soviet architecture, with separate chapters on Sokolniki Park, the Moscow Metro, VDNKh, and the town of Zelenograd. This is the first book to examine modernist architecture from Khrushchev to Gorbachev as a total phenomenon.
Shigeru Ban
From a cardboard cathedral to emergency shelters in paper tubing, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban has made his name with a restlessly inventive response to material and situation. This book presents the architect's most important projects to date and introduces a career defined by exploration, poetic expression, and humanitarian...
British Embassies: Their Diplomatic and Architectural History
A unique and glamorous book about British Imperial and post-Imperial architecture. Also a lively and evocative read for anyone interested in the international projection of British power and culture, particularly in connection with the Empire.
British Rail Architecture
BIG. HOT TO COLD. An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation
Through scorching heat to unforgiving chills, BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group presents a dazzling round-up of adaptive architecture in extreme environments around the world. In coordination with a major exhibition at the National Building Museum, Washington, 60 case studies show how structures can become holistic ecosystems of both economic and...
Appetizer: New Interiors for Restaurants and Cafes
Appetizer<br>Indulge all the senses. Interior designers and architects are creating unforgettable spaces and setting stunning new standards for restaurants, bars, cafes. Pastel colors, hyper-realistic murals, indoor jungles, curved and luxurious couches, golden accents, and soft light. Designers, architects and restaurateurs transform a night out at a restaurant into a unique and memorable experience. An array of interiors creatively correspond with each particular menu<br>
Scottish Lighthouses: An Illustrated History
A fascinating pictorial history of Scottish lighthouses.
Piers and Other Seaside Architecture
Outlines the history of pier and pavilion construction, using colour illustrations and photographs to show the development of these attractions from simple wooden structures to complex entertainment venues.
Remarkable Buildings of the World
Inspired & Inspiring: Labs, Studios and Workshops for Creative Minds
Best Buildings - Holland
A practical and inspirational guide to Holland's modern architecture.
Baikonur: Vestiges of the Soviet Space Programme
The first ever collection of photographs showing in detail the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the world's most important urban exploration site.
Spaces for Innovation: The Design and Science of Inspiring Environments
Harzburger Hof: The Story of a Grand Hotel
Tower Bridge: History * Engineering * Design
A major new illustrated study of a remarkable piece of architecture and engineering, and one of Britain's most iconic landmarks.
St Cecilia's Hall: Museum Highlights
A beautifully illustrated selection of historical musical instruments from the collection of St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh.
Gordon Bunshaft and SOM: Building Corporate Modernism
A nuanced portrait of the 20th-century architect whose work defined the built aesthetic of corporate America
Restoring Williamsburg
A comprehensive look at Williamsburg's evolution and important role in defining our understanding of 18th-century America
Facades: A Visual Compendium of Modern Architectural Styles
Painted Hall: Sir James Thornhill's Masterpiece at Greenwich
Published to mark the reopening of the spectacular 40,000 square feet of ceiling and wall decorations of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich,The Painted Hall is a wonderful celebration of what has been called `the Sistine Chapel of the UK'.
Play On: Contemporary Theatre Architecture in Britain
The last decade has seen the construction of numerous innovative and well-received performance venues, as well as the sensitive refurbishment of theatres and concert halls constructed in the past century. This book provides a detailed survey of current and recent architectural projects to display the vitality of contemporary performance architecture in Britain and Ireland.
Defending Scilly
This book celebrates the unique survival of military fortifications on the Isles of Scilly and also serves to illustrate the value and vulnerability of the whole country's coastal heritage.
Holistic Retail Design: Reshaping Shopping for the Digital Era
London's Statues and Monuments
Star Theatre: The Story of the Planetarium
Star Theatre traces the evolution of the planetarium through history, from its predecessors to its invention in Germany in the 1920s, to the development of modern planetariums today. The book shows how this unique building has displayed the cosmos in ever-greater detail, scale and complexity.
Bolton in 50 Buildings
Explores the rich and fascinating history of Bolton through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures.
Design Handbook for Stables
The aim of the book is to encourage anyone embarking on the construction of a stable yard - whether a single-horse owner or the proprietor of a large professional establishment - to consider aspects of the design in order to produce stables and facilities which are functional and provide an environment in which horses can thrive.