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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...

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...
Remembering places
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Born in Warsaw in 1926, Joseph Rykwert is one of the best-known critics and historians of architecture. One of very few writers to be awarded the RIBA...

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 ...

Raw concrete
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ALICE DAVIS HITCHCOCK AWARD'Brilliant' Elain Harwood'Part history, part aesthetic autobiography, wholly engaging and liable to con...
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...

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.
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...

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...
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...
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...

Gaudi
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The life of Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) was full of complexity and contradictions. As a young man he joined the Catalonian nationalist movement and was c...
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...