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Secret city of Durham
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Durham City is a remarkable place, a priceless historical gem and, deservedly, a World Heritage Site. Over 1,000 years Durham's great beauty and histo...
Civilisations
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Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama Oscar Wilde said 'Life imita...

Cathedrals of Britain
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Cathedrals are awe-inspiring buildings. Most are grand medieval structures, while others appear simple and unpretentious - yet all were designed to re...
Civilisations
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Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama The idea of 'civilisation' h...

Bristol in 50 buildings
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Buildings are among the crucial features that define a city. They create the cityscape and form the horizon while, at a more personal level, they prov...
A history of architecture in 100 buildings
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Featuring over 200 photographs, this stunning book by renowned television historian Dan Cruickshank tells the history of architecture through the stor...

Southend in 50 buildings
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Southend-on-Sea is a comparatively modern town. Its origins date to only the eighteenth century, but its geographical spread encompasses six historic ...
Cabins
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Ever since Henry David Thoreau's described his two years, two months, and two days of refuge existence at Walden Pond, Massachusetts, in Walden, or, L...

Brighton & Hove in 50 buildings
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Brighton & Hove in 50 Buildings is an exciting new look at one of Britain's most famous and influential cities, telling the story of this 'city of...
British houses in late Mughal Delhi
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This book explores ambivalence in the domestic building activities of a group of East India Company officials in Delhi in the fifty years following Br...

Bauhaus travel book
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Established in 1919 in Weimar, the Bauhaus college for design influenced one of the world's most important Modernist movements. Divided into three geo...
Riviera dreaming
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In 1925 Barry Dierks, a young American architect, and his partner, an ex-Colonel in the British Army, built their dream home on windswept peninsula in...

Preston in 50 buildings
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From its heyday as a boom town of the Industrial Revolution when the town grew and developed rapidly as a major textile manufacturing centre, through ...
Leicester in 50 buildings
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From its origins as a major Roman settlement to its current status as one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the UK, Leicester has a proud and d...

Lichfield in 50 buildings
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From the third quarter of the seventh century when St Chad wandered into a watery valley in the heart of the Kingdom of Mercia to the Black Death, the...
Los Angeles
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Reyner Banham examined the built environment of Los Angeles in a way no architectural historian before him had done, looking with fresh eyes at its ma...

Simon Phipps - finding brutalism
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For more than thirty years, British photographer Simon Phipps has been documenting the rebuilding of Britain after the Second World War through the wo...
100 contemporary wood buildings
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Not so very long ago, some might have considered wood a material of the past, long since replaced by more modern components such as concrete and steel...

A new plantation world
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In the era between the world wars, wealthy sportsmen and sportswomen created more than seventy large estates in the coastal region of South Carolina. ...
Japanese Contemporary Houses
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The designers provide brilliant meditations on the continuous exchange between body and space in a country that readily accepts change and looks forwa...

Édifices de Rome moderne
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Paul Letarouilly's masterpiece, Edifices de Rome Moderne , has been hailed as the most beautiful book on Renaissance architecture ever published. Leta...
Exploring Ireland's castles
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Whether ruined or opulent, castles have the power to fire the imagination. For almost a millennium, they have studded the Irish countryside. The conce...

The Cotswold house
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From humble cottages and quintessential village houses to elegant manor houses, The Cotswold House is the first book to give a complete overview of th...
Skyscraper
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Chicago's beautiful Reliance Building, sixteen storeys tall, was designed in 1890 by John Root and completed in 1895 by Charles B. Atwood. In its cons...

What goes up
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A radical architect examines the changing fortunes of the contemporary cityMichael Sorkin is one of the most forthright and engaging architectural wri...
English parish churches and chapels
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There are over 40,000 churches and chapels in the United Kingdom. The earliest were built by the first Anglo-Saxon Christians and about 10,000 were bu...

The Great Great Wall
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During his campaign for the presidency, one of Donald Trump's signature promises was that hewould build a great great wall on the border between the...
Shropshire
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This fully-illustrated guide to Shropshire treats each city, town, and village in a detailed gazetteer and includes a variety of helpful maps, plans, ...

The architecture of the well-tempered environment
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Reyner Banham was a pioneer in arguing that technology, human needs, and environmental concerns must be considered an integral part of architecture. N...
Lives of the artists, lives of the architects
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From world-renowned curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects offers a unique opportunity to learn about the lives and...

Versailles
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Few buildings carry such a freight of historical symbolism as the Palace of Versailles. First built as a hunting lodge by Louis XIII in the early seve...
Gothic for the steam age
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George Gilbert Scott was the most prolific and most famous of Victorian architects. For many, however, blinded by prejudice to the merits of Victorian...

Britain's lost railways
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The beautifully restored St Pancras Station is a magisterial example of Britain's finest Victorian architecture. Like the viaducts at Belah and Crumli...
Retro style
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Retro interiors have come to the fore in recent years as a highly desirable and valuable branch of interior design. The emergence of a need for decora...

The Bloomsbury companion to Plato
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Plato, mathematician, philosopher and founder of the Academy in Athens, is, together with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, universal...
Ezra Stoller, photographer
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Ezra Stoller's iconic photographs of 20th-century architectural masterpieces, such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and Mies van der Rohe's Seagra...

California captured
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The style and mythology of Mid-Century Modern California architecture as seen through the expert lens of Marvin Rand Los Angeles photographer Marvin R...
At home at Highclere
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'A gorgeous book with beautiful photos, and a historical document to boot.' - Steve Wright, BBC Radio 2Lady Carnarvon's love of history is richly rewa...

Castle
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Beginning with their introduction in the eleventh century, and ending with their widespread abandonment in the seventeenth, Marc Morris explores many ...
100 houses 100 years
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A fascinating insight into Britain's built heritage and the diverse housing styles of the twentieth and twenty-first century. This book showcases 100 ...

Ruskin's Venice
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In Ruskin's Venice: The Stones Revisited, newly published in a paperback edition of the 2015 New Edition, photographer Sarah Quill has selected passag...
Timbuktu
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Part of the ALL-NEW Ladybird Expert series.Learn about Timbuktu, in this clear and authoritative introduction to the place considered to be one of the...

SOS brutalism
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SOS Brutalism is a distress signal. Since the 1950s, eminent architects around the world have realised buildings expressing an uncompromising attitude...
Case study houses
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The Case Study House program (1945-1966) was a unique event in the history of American architecture. Sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine, th...

Mesopotamia
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This title presents a comprehensive survey of art and architecture in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq, northeast Syria and southeast Turkey), from 8000 bce to the arrival of Islam in 636 bce. It is richly illustrated with c. 400 full-colour photographs, and maps and time charts that guide readers through the chronology and geography of this part of the an
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater
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A total revision of the standard document on Fallingwater, the boldest, most personal architectural statement of Wright's mature years. Updated with v...

At home at Highclere
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Lady Carnarvon's love of history is richly rewarded at Highclere Castle with its mine of family records going back some 300 years. She has delved into...
Brutal London
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Here is a new photographic look at the raw concrete and imposing mass of Brutalist architecture that is undeniably part of the fabric of London's land...

Haikyo
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Dotted over Japan from north to south, hundreds of abandoned abodes lay forgotten and left to decay. These shadowy realms provide a paused, silent and...
CCCP
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Elected the architectural book of the year by the International Artbook and Film Festival in Perpignan, France, Frédéric Chaubin's Cosmic Communist ...