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  • Ravilious & Co
    Ravilious & Co (English, Hardback) Andy Friend, Alan Powers

    A dynamic tale of art and friendship, set between the World Wars, against the backdrop of a rapidly changing world

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  • Enid Marx
    Enid Marx (English, Hardback) Alan Powers

    This volume adds considerably to the existing body of knowledge about Enid Marx's production and reveals an artist whose work was perfectly poised at the intersection of traditional craft and abstract modernity.

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  • Modern
    Modern (English, Paperback) Alan Powers, Von Sternberg

    A comprehensive study of Modern Movement architecture in Britain. This book covers the work of such renowned architects as Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Maxwell Fry, Erno Goldfinger, Berthold Lubetkin and others who changed the vocabulary of architecture in Britain between the wars.

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  • London Transport Posters
    London Transport Posters (English, Paperback) David Bownes

    Celebrates a century of outstanding graphic design commissioned by the Underground, London Transport, and its successor, Transport for London. This book explores the organisation's pioneering role as Britain's greatest patron of poster art.

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  • Eric Ravilious
    Eric Ravilious (English, Paperback) Alan Powers

    Eric Ravilious (1903-1942) is firmly one of the most popular artists of his period. This title includes illustrations of many previously unpublished paintings, including a number from private collections, as well as surveying his other artistic activities. It offers an account of his career.

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  • Eric Ravilious
    Eric Ravilious (English, Hardback) Alan Powers

    More popular than ever, the work of Eric Ravilious (1903-42) is rooted in the landscape of mid-20th-century England. This new survey of his work by Alan Powers, the established authority on Ravilious, is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of his art in all media - watercolour, illustration, printmaking, graphic design, textiles.

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  • Topical Building
    Topical Building (English, Paperback) Hugh Cullum

    Topical Building provides a timely reflection on the work of Hugh Cullum Architects, a practice notable for thoughtful and sensitive design?seen both in renovation and extension projects such as at St Michael's Community Centre and Cloister Garden in London and in innovative new-build projects, including their current collaboration with artist Kate Whiteford for a radical new house, part-building...

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  • 100 Years of Architecture
    100 Years of Architecture (English, Hardback) Alan Powers

    A visual history that documents in pictures the most exciting and dynamic period of architecture: from the early 20th century to the present day, covering all the key movements, styles and architects, together with many lesser known but important names and buildings.

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  • Edward Ardizzone
    Edward Ardizzone (English, Hardback) Alan Powers

    The work of Edward Ardizzone, probably the best-known British illustrator of his generation, is prolific and instantly recognisable. This book provides the first full overview of Ardizzone's work since the artist's death, analysing in turn his activity as an artist, writer and teacher, as well as incorporating fascinating biographical detail.

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  • Out of the Ordinary
    Out of the Ordinary (English, Paperback) Stephen Chance, Alan Powers

    Out of the Ordinary is a detailed account of current work by Pollard Thomas Edwards architects (PTEa), accompanied by an overview of the career of this prominent practice. Innovators in both design and business strategies, PTEa have been pioneers of urban property development since they were established in the 1970s, and their radical methodologies continue to influence contemporary architecture,...

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  • Candelaio by Giordano Bruno
    Candelaio by Giordano Bruno (English, Paperback) Alan Powers

    Giordano Bruno was as modern in this play as in his universe filled with inhabitable worlds. NASA is right now looking for the worlds Bruno predicted. But Bruno is downright funny in his play, as he is "dead serious" in the works for which he died. Here we're more likely to die--laughing. Bony thinks he's bedding his lover, but it's his wife. The scientist Bart spends every moment...

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  • Britain
    Britain (English, Paperback) Alan Powers

    How can the different strands of modern architecture in Britain be understood? This book shows how beneath the achievements in architecture, past conflicts have not been resolved, as the country that invented industrial civilization has struggled to control its effect on cities and countryside. It examines developments and changes since 1900.

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  • Pattern Place Purpose
    Pattern Place Purpose (English, Paperback) Peter Blundell Jones, Alan Powers

    In their 20 years of architectural practice, Proctor and Matthews Architects have developed a reputation for being at the centre of Britain's urban regeneration debate. Pattern Place Purpose: Proctor and Matthews Architects takes a close look at the company's body of work, examining its working practices in detail....

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  • The Heroic Period of Conservation
    The Heroic Period of Conservation (English, Paperback) Elain Harwood Currently Unavailable More details
  • Le Corbusier and Britain
    Le Corbusier and Britain (English, Hardback) Alan Powers

    Le Corbusier (1887-1965) is arguably the influential architect of the 20th century. Despite the fact that he designed no permanent buildings in the UK, he was responsible for shaping British post-war architecture. This book traces the awareness of work by this visionary figure in contemporary architecture journals and the popular press.

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  • Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire
    Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire (English, Paperback) Alan Powers

    A National Trust guidebook about Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

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  • 2 Willow Road, Hampstead, London
    2 Willow Road, Hampstead, London (English, Paperback) Alan Powers

    A National Trust guidebook about 2 Willow Road, Hampstead, London covering history, horticulture, garden history, history of art, architecture, social history, natural environment and conservation.

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  • The City of London
    The City of London (Hardback) Sir Nicholas Kenyon, CBE

    A celebration of the architecture and of the Square Mile of London City. Beginning with a general introduction that provides an historical overview of the City's development, this book deals with various districts of the City. It includes approximately 25 entries on individual buildings and urban spaces such as squares and public gardens.

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  • Twentieth Century Houses in Britain
    Twentieth Century Houses in Britain (English, Hardback) Alan Powers

    Since its foundation in 1897, Country Life has consistently featured new British houses, thus building up an unrivalled photographic archive on twentieth-century architecture, and one that covers a much wider variety of houses than any other.

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  • Art Deco
    Art Deco (Paperback) Camilla De la Bedoyere

    Engages the reader in the heady world of the 1920s and 1930s when Art Deco style was all the rage. Covering architecture, jewellery, textiles, fine art and home furnishing, this book looks at well-known and not so well-known designers and creators of this most sophisticated of stiles, tracing its progress from the luxurious to the mass-produced.

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