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  • Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bauhaus Masterworks
    Bauhaus Masterworks (English, Hardback) Flame Tree, Michael Robinson

    Bauhaus inherited the mantle of the Arts and Crafts movement but was founded on geometric principles, associated with Art Deco and firmly rooted in the challenge of modern production methods. This luxurious new book explores the origins and influence of Kandinsky, Klee, Walter Gropius and others on contemporary art and architecture.

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  • Simple Shelters
    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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  • Phantom Architecture
    Phantom Architecture (Hardback) Philip Wilkinson

    Phantom Architecture tells the stories of some fifty unbuilt buildings, describing how they were conceived, exploring their amazing variety, and showing how they have inspired other architects and artists who have looked at their plans in amazement and awe.

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  • Gaudi
    Gaudi (English, Hardback) Maria Antonietta Crippa, Peter Gossel

    Anyone who visits Barcelona will come across the works of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926), the architect who has attracted art-lovers from all over the world to Spain. Gaudi created inspiring, visionary buildings and helped establish Barcelona (most notably with the still-unfinished Sagrada Familia cathedral) as a city of the world.

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  • Cathedrals of Britain
    Cathedrals of Britain (English, Paperback) David Pepin

    Covering not just Anglican but Roman Catholic and Scottish cathedrals, this book addresses the ongoing story of daily worship, conservation, pilgrimage and the tourism industry within cathedrals.

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  • Photographing Historic Buildings
    Photographing Historic Buildings (English, Paperback) Steve Cole

    The goal when photographing historic buildings, whether an abandoned railway shed or a stunning and storied castle, is not just to capture a compelling image, but to create a lasting record of the building's design and character. But much more goes into creating a successful photograph than is sometimes apparent. Behind the camera, the photographer must have a trained eye to distinguish a...

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  • How To Read Castles
    How To Read Castles (English, Paperback) Malcolm Hislop

    How to Read Castles is a travel-sized primer that takes a strictly visual approach to castle architecture, building up the reader's vocabulary of castle types, styles, and materials, and showing how these aspects can be recognized across architectural features from the floor-plan and moat, to the towers and crenulations. ...

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  • Concrete Concept
    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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  • Medieval Graffiti
    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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  • Now You See It and Other Essays on Design
    Now You See It and Other Essays on Design (English, Hardback) Michael Bierut

    Michael Bierut is a leading figure in design criticism-his writing fresh, humorous, keenly analytical, his voice unmistakeable-as well as a partner at the legendary design firm Pentagram.

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  • Bridges
    Bridges (English, Hardback) Marcus Binney

    Exploring the history of bridges from ancient times to present day

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  • British Embassies
    British Embassies (English, Hardback) James Stourton, Luke White

    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.

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  • Cartographies of Time
    Cartographies of Time (English, Paperback) Daniel Rosenberg

    Originally published in hardcover in 2010.

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  • Victorian and Edwardian British Industrial Architecture
    Victorian and Edwardian British Industrial Architecture (English, Hardback) Lynn Pearson

    By the end of Queen Victoria's reign, factories had become an inescapable part of the townscape. This book looks at the architecture, planning and design of those factories that were part of the second wave of the industrial revolution. It covers the Victorian and Edwardian eras, 1837- 1910, and the period leading up to the First World War.

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  • 100 Houses 100 Years
    100 Houses 100 Years (English, Hardback) Twentieth Century Society

    Gain fascinating insight into Britain's architectural heritage from 1914 to 2014. Through one building per year, we can see the diverse range of housing styles that emerged over a century and how they were adapted to suit urban life. Every example includes stunning photography and commentary written by leading architectural critics and historians, including Gavin Stamp, Elain Harwood, Barnabas Calder, Ellis Woodman, and Gillian Darley.

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  • Hull
    Hull (English, Paperback) David Neave, Susan Neave

    Hull is one of the great historic trading centres of northeast England. Severely hit by industrial decline, it has recently begun to see substantial regeneration. Filled with numerous maps; plans; and colour photographs, this guide to Hull's buildings also includes walks that explore the waterfront area with its recent developments.

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  • Yesterday's Tomorrow: Disney's Magical Mid-century
    Yesterday's Tomorrow: Disney's Magical Mid-century (English, Hardback) Don Hahn

    Yesterday's Tomorrow is a valentine to an era of optimism, relaxed lifestyle, and innovative design; a large-format, general audience book, illustrated with rarely seen art and photography of the mid-20th century reflecting the unique style that Walt Disney and his artists contributed to the era. If you've seen Sleeping Beauty, read Dwell Magazine, shopped at Design Within Reach, or watched Mad...

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