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  • Brutal Bloc Postcards by Damon Murray
    Brutal Bloc Postcards (English, Hardback) Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell

    A collection of previously unpublished postcards from the former Eastern Bloc - sinister, funny, poignant and surreal, they depict the social and architectural values of the period....

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  • Concrete Poetry by Simon Phipps
    Concrete Poetry (English, Hardback) Simon Phipps

    Concrete Poetry is the first photographic survey of Modernist sculpture within the Brutalist context.

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  • A History of England in 100 Places by Philip Wilkinson
    A History of England in 100 Places (English, Hardback) Philip Wilkinson

    100 places, buildings and historical sites that tell the remarkable story of England and its impact on the world.

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  • Concrete Concept by Christopher Beanland
    Concrete Concept (English, Hardback) Christopher Beanland

    Concrete Concept takes architecture admirers on a tour of the world's most impressive, celebrated and controversial Brutalist buildings.

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  • Citadel of the Saxons by Rory Naismith
    Citadel of the Saxons (English, Hardback) Rory Naismith

    Following the collapse of Roman civilization in fourth-century Britannia, darkness fell over the former province. Villas crumbled to ruin; vital commodities became scarce; cities decayed; and Londinium, the capital, was all but abandoned. Yet memories of its greatness endured like the moss and bindweed which now ensnared its toppled columns and pilasters. By the 600s a new settlement, Lundenwic,...

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  • The Iconic House by Dominic Bradbury
    The Iconic House (English, Hardback) Dominic Bradbury, Richard Powers

    Presents over 100 of the world's most significant residential buildings, now published in a compact format to create a handy resource for all lovers and enthusiasts of house design.

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  • Nairn's London by Ian Nairn
    Nairn's London (English, Paperback) Ian Nairn

    Presents a subjective meditation on a city and its buildings including railway stations, synagogues, abandoned gasworks, dock cranes, suburban gardens, East End markets, Hawksmoor churches, a Gothic cinema and twenty-seven different pubs.

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  • Skyscrapers by Judith Dupre
    Skyscrapers (English, Hardback) Judith Dupre

    At a stunning 18 inches tall and celebrating all of today's most significant superstructures, this revised edition of Black Dog's best-selling Skyscrapers features a brand new design with full-colour photographs, 10 new buildings and informative updates throughout.

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  • Harrogate in 50 Buildings by Malcolm Neesam
    Harrogate in 50 Buildings (English, Paperback) Malcolm Neesam

    Explores the rich and fascinating history of Harrogate through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures.

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  • Four Walls and a Roof by Reinier de Graaf
    Four Walls and a Roof (English, Hardback) Reinier de Graaf

    Architects, we like to believe, shape the world as they please. Reinier de Graaf draws on his own tragicomic experiences to present a candid account of what it is really like to work as an architect. To achieve anything, he notes, architects must serve the powers they strive to critique, finding themselves in a perpetual conflict of interest.

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  • The Colosseum Operations Manual by Nigel Rodgers
    The Colosseum Operations Manual (English, Hardback) Nigel Rodgers

    The Colosseum in Rome impressed the world when completed in 80AD, continued to impress throughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and still does so today. This book investigates its construction, its workings and history, including its recent triumphant restoration.

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  • Atlas of Brutalist Architecture by Phaidon Press
    Atlas of Brutalist Architecture (English, Hardback) Phaidon Press

    The only book to thoroughly document the world's finest examples of Brutalist architecture presents more than 850 buildings?existing and demolished?that are organized geographically into nine continental regions.

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  • English Medieval Church Towers by W.E. David Ryan
    English Medieval Church Towers (English, Paperback) W.E. David Ryan

    A beautifully illustrated guide to the medieval church towers of the Northern Province of England.

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  • Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations by Simon Jenkins
    Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations (English, Hardback) Simon Jenkins

    It is the location of all our hopeful beginnings and intended ends; an institution with its own rituals and priests; and a long-neglected aspect of Britain's architecture: the railway station. Historian Simon Jenkins has traveled the length and breadth of Britain to select this joyous celebration of social history. With his usual insight and authority, he describes the history, geography, design,...

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  • Norwich in 50 Buildings by Pete Goodrum
    Norwich in 50 Buildings (English, Paperback) Pete Goodrum

    Explores the rich and fascinating history of the city of Norwich through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures.

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  • Concretopia by John Grindrod
    Concretopia (Paperback) John Grindrod

    Was Britain's postwar rebuilding the height of midcentury chic or the concrete embodiment of Crap Towns? Gindrod set out on a journey across the country to find out. This is a story of dazzling space-age optimism, ingenuity and helipads, tempered by protests, deadly collapses and scandals that shook the government, and will change the way you look at Arndale Centres, tower blocks and concrete...

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  • Dorset by Michael Hill
    Dorset (English, Hardback) Michael Hill, John Newman

    Fully revised, updated, and expanded, this book offers a fresh and comprehensive account of the buildings of Dorset, one of England's best-loved and most beautiful counties. With its wonderful variety of building stones, Dorset offers visual pleasures which few English counties can match. Its country houses are exceptionally rich and varied, from medieval Woodsford and Athelhampton to the late...

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  • Cabins by Philip Jodidio
    Cabins (Multiple languages, Hardback) Philip Jodidio

    Yearning for rustic simplicity? Open the door to Cabins, a gorgeous showcase of minimal, low-impact, peaceful abodes around the world. From contemplative bliss in an English coastal studio to eco-home huts in the Western Ghats of India, each of these minimal homes exude innovative, eco-friendly, mindful living.

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  • The Letters of Colin Rowe by Daniel Naegele
    The Letters of Colin Rowe (English, Hardback) Daniel Naegele

    Spanning a period of over half a century, from the early 1940s until his death in 1999, Colin Rowe wrote a multitude of letters to his parents in England and to friends Henry Russell Hitchcock and Ernst Gombrich; to colleagues Stanford Anderson, Robert Maxwell, Michael Spens, Alan Colquhoun, Alvin Boyarsky, John Miller; to architects Louis Kahn and Peter Eisenman; and most intimately and candidly, to his brother, sister-in-law, and nephews in Oxford, England.

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  • Simple Shelters by Jonathan Horning
    Simple Shelters (English, Paperback) Jonathan Horning

    Horning examines shelters from all over the world, from mud-brick adobe structures, nomad tents, and travellers' quick fixes to timber frame buildings, straw bale designs and geodisic domes.

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