Most popular Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc books
The most popular Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc books currently available. Updated weekly.
Peek behind the curtains of London's iconic theatres with acclaimed actor Simon Callow as your personal guide.
This collection of great buildings is a highly entertaining lesson in architectural history for readers of all ages.
A practical and inspirational guide to modern pilgrimages: the art of mindful walks to a place of meaning.
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.
Published in conjunction with TFL, this is a comprehensive guide to the London Underground, combining a historical overview, illustrations and newly commissioned photography.
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."
A comprehensive and authoritative history that explores the significance of one of the most famous buildings and institutions in England
Built : The Hidden Stories Behind Our Structures by Roma Agrawal, 9781408870358, Bloomsbury
This exploration of the innovative interior design of coworking spaces offers a unique look at a workplace revolution that's sweeping the globe.
This new edition of London Uncovered opens the doors to sixty of the capital's most intriguing places, all visitable but not widely known.
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.
Visually stunning and complete guide to all the lighthouses of England, Wales and the Channel Islands
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...
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.
Discover the audacious futurism of Zaha Hadid. As the first woman to win both the Pritzker Prize for architecture and the RIBA Royal Gold Medal, Hadid broke the rules and re-defined the game, despite some saying her designs were unbuildable. At the time of her unexpected death in 2016, she was firmly established as the first great architect of...
Michael Strachan tells the story of one of Scotland's great tourist attractions, with a wealth of previously unpublished images.
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...
The essential book for admirers of arboreal ateliers everywhere, this whimsical collection showcases 50 of the finest tree houses around the world. Whether serving as a lofty eyrie for childhood adventures or a unique luxury hotel amid the branches, these are some of the most fantastic human roosts in the sky.
A fascinating pictorial history of Scottish lighthouses.
Some of the most stunning architectural structures in India are to be found below ground: these are its stepwells, ancient water stores. Stepwells are unique to India and from around the 3rd century CE were built throughout the country.
Both fascinating and extremely revealing, this is an intimate account of power and the building at its core. It is essential reading for anyone interested in the nature of British politics.
A nuanced portrait of the 20th-century architect whose work defined the built aesthetic of corporate America
Leading theatre critic Michael Coveney invites you on a tour of the forty-five theatres which make the London stage what it is, with stories of the architecture and the productions which have defined each one. Sumptuous photographs by Peter Dazeley of the public areas, auditorium and backstage complete the picture.
A practical and inspirational guide to Holland's modern 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.
A magnificent photographic compilation of New York City's best new architecture, this book features projects by leading firms working today.
A major new illustrated study of a remarkable piece of architecture and engineering, and one of Britain's most iconic landmarks.
A comprehensive look at Williamsburg's evolution and important role in defining our understanding of 18th-century America
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'.
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.
`Imagine a grown-up version of Horrible Histories.' Sunday Times
A beautifully illustrated selection of historical musical instruments from the collection of St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh.
The first ever collection of photographs showing in detail the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the world's most important urban exploration site.
Suitable for designers of entertainment spaces on how to create convincing immersive worlds (whether theme parks, museums, shopping malls, lifestyle stores, or entertainment venues), this title addresses possible design issues and advanced trends; case studies and interviews with real-world designers, and further reading suggestions.
Over seven decades, Oscar Niemeyer designed approximately 600 buildings, including almost all public structures in his homeland's futuristic new capital, Brasilia. This essential introduction presents Niemeyer's unique, voluptuous modernist touch and its transformative influence on buildings of business, faith, culture, and the public...
Movie theater architecture is an architecture of night. Next to classical, individual cinemas, large multiplex centers have appeared, becoming an integral component of large amusement parks. This book explores these developments with the help of 60 contemporary buildings.
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.