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  • Cook's Camden by Mark Swenarton
    Cook's Camden (English, Hardback) Mark Swenarton

    In the 1960s and 1970s, a team of leading architects established a new type of collective housing in the London Borough of Camden. In place of tower blocks, they created a high-density, low-rise urbanism, based on a return to streets with front doors. This book examines this programme and shows how it offers important lessons and insights for the

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  • A New History of Modern Architecture by Colin Davies
    A New History of Modern Architecture (English, Paperback) Colin Davies

    Combining a fascinating, thought-provoking and - above all - readable text with over 800 photographs, plans and sections, this exciting new reading of modern architecture is a must for students and architecture enthusiasts alike.

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

    With a past as deep and sinewy as the famous River Thames that twists like an eel around the jutting peninsula of Mudchute and the Isle of Dogs, London is one of the world's greatest and most resilient cities. Born beside the sludge and the silt of the meandering waterway that has always been its lifeblood, it has weathered invasion, flood, abandonment, fire and bombing. The modern story of London...

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    A collection of previously unpublished postcards from the former Eastern Bloc - sinister, funny, poignant and surreal, they depict the social and architectural values of the period....

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  • 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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  • Mid-Century Modern Interiors by Lucinda Kaukas Havenhand
    Mid-Century Modern Interiors (English, Paperback) Lucinda Kaukas Havenhand

    Mid-Century Modern Interiors explores the history of interior design during arguably its most iconic and influential period....

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  • A Real Living Contact with the Things Themselves by Irenee Scalbert
    A Real Living Contact with the Things Themselves (English, Paperback) Irenee Scalbert

    This new book focuses on 'Features' - a selection of nine essays by renowned British architectural critic and scholar Irenee Scalbert, comprising detailed studies of major buildings and pieces that represent broader studies of historical movements and ideas.

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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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  • 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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  • The Irish Aesthete: Ruins of Ireland by Robert O'Byrne
    The Irish Aesthete: Ruins of Ireland (English, Hardback) Robert O'Byrne

    Go on a journey with Robert O'Byrne as he brings fascinating Irish ruins to life.

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  • Greek Sanctuaries and Temple Architecture by Mary Emerson
    Greek Sanctuaries and Temple Architecture (English, Paperback) Mary Emerson

    "An introduction to ancient Greek sanctuary sites and temple architecture, explaining technical terms and aesthetic concepts behind Greek architectural design"--

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  • Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: East Coast USA by Sam Lubell
    Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: East Coast USA (English, Paperback) Sam Lubell, Darren Bradley

    A curated list of more than 250 must-see destinations organized geographically from Maine to Florida

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  • Medieval Graffiti by Matthew Champion
    Medieval Graffiti (English, Hardback) Matthew Champion

    Drawing on examples from surviving medieval churches in England, the author gives a voice to the secret graffiti artists: from the lord of the manor and the parish priest to the people who built the church itself.

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  • Medieval Castle Manual by Charles Phillips
    Medieval Castle Manual (English, Hardback) Charles Phillips

    The Haynes Medieval Castle Manual explores the background story to castle construction in Medieval Europe, showing that castles had both a domestic and defensive function. It uses the 'new' medieval castle-building project at Guédelon in Burgundy as the centerpiece for the book, examining the construction and anatomy of these awe-inspiring structures, section by section. Life inside the castle...

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  • Form and Light by Lawrence W. Nichols
    Form and Light (Multiple languages, Hardback) Lawrence W. Nichols

    The fragment is an essential part of a structure that carries within it the genetic code of the whole. Yigal Gawze's photographs distill the essence of the Bauhaus through one aspect of the school's wider impacts, capturing the abstraction, simplicity, and optimism of early modernism in the city of Tel Aviv. Concentrating on the subtle effects of natural light on architecture, Gawze highlights the...

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  • Los Angeles by Reyner Banham
    Los Angeles (English, Paperback) Reyner Banham

    Examines the built environment of Los Angeles, looking at its manifestations of popular taste and industrial ingenuity, as well as its traditional modes of residential and commercial building. This title also examines 'four ecologies' in the ways Angelenos relate to the beach, the freeways, the flatlands, and the foothills.

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  • Modernist Estates - Europe by Stefi Orazi
    Modernist Estates - Europe (English, Hardback) Stefi Orazi

    A showcase of modernist architecture across Europe, as it is lived in today

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  • Riviera Dreaming by Maureen Emerson
    Riviera Dreaming (English, Hardback) Maureen Emerson

    "... an effervescent cocktail of a read: one part biography to two parts social history, topped off with a splash of scandal."...

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  • The Aesthetics of Architecture by Roger Scruton
    The Aesthetics of Architecture (English, Paperback) Roger Scruton

    "Paperback reissue, with a new introduction by the author."

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  • Brodsky & Utkin by Lois Nesbitt
    Brodsky & Utkin (English, Hardback) Lois Nesbitt

    The ultimate collection from the dynamic Soviet paper architecture duo.

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