History of architecture

    Metamorphism

    Hardback £30.95

    Materiality is a recurring and central issue in architecture. This book explains how materials are "constructed", how they become cultural substances. Metamorphism investigates the complex relationship between natural materials and technology, science and sensuality. Gottfried Semper 1803-1879 made the notion of Stoffwechsel the key element of his theory. With this...

    Revisiting Postmodernism

    By Terry Farrell

    Paperback £32.21

    Revisiting Postmodernism offers an engaging, wide-ranging and highly illustrated account of postmodernism in architecture from its roots in the 1940s to its ongoing relevance today. This book invites readers to see Postmodernism in a new light: not just a style but a cultural phenomenon that embraces all areas of life...

    100 Contemporary Wood Buildings

    By Philip Jodidio

    Paperback £10.78

    Travel the world to investigate one of the greatest renaissances in architecture: wood. How has this elemental material come to steal the show at luxury hot spring structures and cutting-edge urban renewal schemes?

    Saarinen

    By Pierluigi Serraino

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    Britain\'s 100 Best Railway Stations

    By Simon Jenkins

    Hardback £17.50

    The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller The perfect new gift from the bestselling author of Britain's 1000 Best Churches It is the scene for our hopeful beginnings and our intended ends, and the timeless experiences of coming and going, meeting, greeting and parting. It is an institution with its own...

    British Embassies: Their Diplomatic and Architectural History

    By James Stourton

    Hardback £26.80

    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.

    100 HOUSES 100 YEARS

    By Twentieth Century Society

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    A celebration of Britain's diverse housing styles from the twentieth and twenty-first century. Leading architectural critics reveal the story of the modern the modern home, and the social and political aspects of housing design in Britain over the last 100 years.

    Fortifications of Arkadian City States in the Classical and

    By Matthew P. Maher

    Hardback Save £8.34 = £81.66

    This illustrated study comprises of a comprehensive and detailed account of the historical development of Greek military architecture and defensive planning specifically in Arkadia, a region in the centre of the Peloponnese in Greece, in the Classical and Hellenistic periods.

    Roman Baroque

    By Anthony Blunt

    Paperback £11.45

    This elegant and concise introduction to the baroque and its flowering in Rome was first published in an anthology of essays in 1978, not long before Blunt died, and represents a summation of his teaching. It is republished here separately, copiously illustrated with contemporary engraved views and measured drawings.

    Cottages ornes

    By Roger White

    Hardback £36.46

    Tracing the history of cottages ornes ornamental cottages, this copiously illustrated volume offers an engaging survey of an often-overlooked architectural genre. An invention of mid-18th-century England, these cottages were designed to facilitate a more informal way of living and were built in different guises that range from royal and imperial...

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