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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...
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...

Green architecture
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The most exciting new buildings today are almost all environmentally aware, sustainable, and conceived to consume less energy than ever before. Discov...
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...
The aesthetics of architecture
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A landmark account of architectural theory and practice from acclaimed philosopher Roger ScrutonArchitecture is distinguished from other art forms by ...

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...

Atmospheres
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What really constitutes an architectural atmosphere ? Peter Zumthor says, is this singular density and mood, this feeling of presence, well-bei...
St. Petersburg
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Variously called St Petersburg - then Petrograd, Leningrad and Stalingrad, reverting to its original name in 1991 - many visitors to this glorious city simply refer to it as 'the Venice of the North'. This book is a fully illustrated guide to the great art and architecture which can be found in the Russian city.

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...
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...

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...
Bauhaus
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This lively introduction to the Bauhaus tells the story of a radical concept of artistic expression that would transcend the boundaries among the arts...

Phantom architecture
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'60 fantastical structures described and illustrated in this colourful and highly entertaining book.' The Sunday Times 'If you can't think of a presen...
B is for Bauhaus
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This an essential tool kit for understanding the world around us. It's about our obsession with collecting, the quest for authenticity and the creatio...

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...
London Art Deco
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The Art Deco style gained prominence at the 1925 Paris Exposition, after which each nation seemed to adapt its own distinct architectural style. Less ...