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.
A practical and inspirational guide to modern pilgrimages: the art of mindful walks to a place of meaning.
Published in conjunction with TFL, this is a comprehensive guide to the London Underground, combining a historical overview, illustrations and newly commissioned photography.
This book presents a panoramic history of transformations in our global imaginings of war from 1914 to the present. It charts a century's meditations on war, from painting and sculpture to photography, film and poetry, and ultimately to silence, as a language of memory in its own right.
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.
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."
Built : The Hidden Stories Behind Our Structures by Roma Agrawal, 9781408870358, Bloomsbury
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...
Visually stunning and complete guide to all the lighthouses of England, Wales and the Channel Islands
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.
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.
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...
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.
This collection of great buildings is a highly entertaining lesson in architectural history for readers of all ages.
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.
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.
A major new illustrated study of a remarkable piece of architecture and engineering, and one of Britain's most iconic landmarks.
`Imagine a grown-up version of Horrible Histories.' Sunday Times
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.
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.
An exploration of the abandoned tributaries of London's vast and vital transportation network through breathtaking images and unexpected stories
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.
Frame's Powershop series is an exploration of the best in retail design.
Explore the story of Greyfriars Graveyard, Edinburgh's most important burial ground since the 16th century.
A beautifully illustrated selection of historical musical instruments from the collection of St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh.
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.
Published in association with English Heritage, The Little Book of Stonehenge is a fact-filled gift book and perfect tribute to this iconic historical landmark.
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.
This exploration of the innovative interior design of coworking spaces offers a unique look at a workplace revolution that's sweeping the globe.
An encyclopedic collection of all known Becher industrial studies, arranged by building type.
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...
A contemporary view of Marcel Breuer's radical architecture.