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  • Brutal London
    Brutal London (English, Hardback) Simon Phipps

    A photographic exploration of the post-war modernist architecture of London

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  • The Cambridge Art Book
    The Cambridge Art Book (English, Hardback) Jenny Seddon, Cathy Parker

    The Cambridge Art Book showcases one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Inspired by Cambridge's unique architecture and historic university, over 50 artists have produced a unique collection of contemporary images illustrating all aspects of the city and surrounding area.

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  • Eat, Drink, Nap
    Eat, Drink, Nap (English, Hardback) Soho House

    The quintessential cooking, style and decoration book from Soho House, the world's leading members club. Whether you want to recreate your favourite house regular macaroni cheese or choose the right sofa for your sitting room, the clubs' experts will share their blueprint for stylish, contemporary living the Soho House way.

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  • Archi-Doodle
    Archi-Doodle (English, Paperback) Steve Bowkett

    Provides an interactive way to learn about architecture. Filled with an array of beautiful and elegant drawings, this title poses all manner of architectural challenges for the user: from designing your own skyscraper, to drawing an island house or creating a Constructivist monument, and more.

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  • London Theatres
    London Theatres (English, Hardback) Michael Coveney, Peter Dazeley

    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.

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  • 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
    101 Things I Learned in Architecture School (English, Hardback) Matthew Frederick

    Concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.

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  • Architect's Pocket Book
    Architect's Pocket Book (English, Paperback) Charlotte Baden-Powell, Jonathan Hetreed

    This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis ? on-site or in the studio. It provides clear guidance and invaluable detail on a wide range of issues, from planning policy through environmental design to complying with Building Regulations, from structural and services matters to materials characteristics and detailing. This fifth...

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  • Lost Futures
    Lost Futures (English, Hardback) Owen Hopkins

    An in-depth exploration of the forgotten buildings of postwar Britain, charting their evolution from ambitious concepts to abandoned constructions.

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  • Tiny Churches
    Tiny Churches (English, Hardback) Dixe Wills

    Discover 60 of Britain's most perfect diminutive churches that prove small is beautiful. Descriptive background text brings the history of each tiny church to life.

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  • Cabins
    Cabins (Multiple languages, Hardback) Philip Jodidio

    In the past decade, as our material existence and environmental footprint has grown exponentially, architects around the globe have become particularly interested in the possibilities of the minimal, low-impact, and isolated abode. This title explores how this particular architectural type presents special opportunities for creative thinking.

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  • Brutal London
    Brutal London (English, Hardback) Zupagrafika

    Appealing to fans of architecture, this ingeniously designed book lets you build replicas of some of London's iconic post-war concrete structures while learning about their place in the city's architectural history.

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  • How to Read Buildings
    How to Read Buildings (Paperback) Carol Davidson Cragoe

    A practical primer to looking at architecture and all the elements that are included in buildings, from cornices and friezes to columns and porticos - all facets of buildings are included.

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  • The Unfinished Palazzo
    The Unfinished Palazzo (English, Hardback) Judith Mackrell

    The story of Venice's "Unfinished Palazzo"-- told through the lives of three of its most unconventional, passionate, and fascinating residents: Luisa Casati, Doris Castlerosse, and Peggy Guggenheim

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  • Case Study Houses
    Case Study Houses (English, Hardback) Elizabeth A T Smith

    Modernism to the masses: Pioneering designs for affordable postwar homes...

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  • The House of Fiction
    The House of Fiction (English, Hardback) Phyllis Richardson

    Houses in literature have captured readers' imaginations for centuries, from Gothic castles to Georgian stately homes, Bloomsbury townhouses and high-rise penthouses.

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  • Abandoned Places
    Abandoned Places (English, Hardback)

    Children's schoolbooks left open in a classroom, trees entangled in a rusting Ferris wheel, hulks of ships high and dry, miles from any water ? seeing images like these we're bound to wonder: what happened here? Ranging from the urban aquarium of a flooded shopping mall to majestic shipwrecks, from aircraft graveyards to forgotten railway stations, from leper colonies to radiation zones,...

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  • Abandoned
    Abandoned (English, Hardback)

    The places time forgotFrom the magical empty theatres of Detroit to the lost playgrounds of Chernobyl, there are places across the globe that were once a hub of activity, but are now abandoned and in decay.

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  • London
    London (English, Paperback) Peter Ackroyd

    Much of Peter Ackroyd's work has been concerned with the life and past of London but here, as a culmination, is his definitive account of the city. There are chapters on the history of silence and the history of light, the history of childhood and the history of suicide, the history of Cockney speech and the history of drink.

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  • The Design of Everyday Things
    The Design of Everyday Things (English, Paperback) Donald A. Norman

    A fully updated and expanded edition of Don Norman's classic and influential work, which pioneered the application of cognitive science to design.Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we try to figure out the shower control in a hotel or attempt to navigate an unfamiliar television set or stove. When The Design of Everyday Things was published in 1988, cognitive scientist Don Norman...

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  • Mies van der Rohe
    Mies van der Rohe (English, Hardback) Peter Gossel, Claire Zimmerman

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) was one of the founding fathers of modern architecture, and creator of the Barcelona Pavilion (1929) and the Seagram Building in New York (1954-1958). This book explores more than 20 of his projects between 1906 and 1967, from his early work around Berlin to his most important American buildings.

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