Most popular Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc books
The most popular Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc books currently available. Updated weekly.
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...
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.
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
In times of disruption, the food retail industry is looking for new metaphors.
This exploration of the innovative interior design of coworking spaces offers a unique look at a workplace revolution that's sweeping the globe.
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.
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.
Michael Strachan tells the story of one of Scotland's great tourist attractions, with a wealth of previously unpublished images.
Visually stunning and complete guide to all the lighthouses of England, Wales and the Channel Islands
A beautiful, illustrated exploration of European burial sites and memorials from the First and Second World Wars
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.
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...
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.
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<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>
A fascinating pictorial history of Scottish lighthouses.
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 practical and inspirational guide to Holland's modern architecture.
The first ever collection of photographs showing in detail the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the world's most important urban exploration site.
A major new illustrated study of a remarkable piece of architecture and engineering, and one of Britain's most iconic landmarks.
A beautifully illustrated selection of historical musical instruments from the collection of St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh.
A nuanced portrait of the 20th-century architect whose work defined the built aesthetic of corporate America
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 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.
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.
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.
Explores the rich and fascinating history of Bolton through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures.
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.