History of architecture

    Cabins

    By Philip Jodidio

    Hardback £11.46

    Yearning for rustic simplicity? Open the door to Cabins, a gorgeous showcase of minimal, low-impact, peaceful abodes around the world. From contemplative bliss in an English coastal studio to eco-home huts in the Western Ghats of India, each of these minimal homes exude innovative, eco-friendly, mindful living.

    Julius Shulman. Modernism Rediscovered

    Hardback £11.46

    The Master of Modern Discoveries from the Julius Shulman vaults The buildings burned in our memories, which to us represent the spirit of '50s and '60s architectural design, were those whose pictures were widely published in magazines and books; but what about those that got lost in the process, hardly...

    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...

    Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

    By Simon Jenkins

    Hardback £17.46

    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

    By James Stourton

    Hardback £26.46

    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

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    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...

    Islamic Architecture in Iran

    By Saeid Khaghani

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £18.46

    The architecture of the Islamic world is predominantly considered in terms of a dual division between 'tradition' and 'modernity' - a division which, Saeid Khaghani here argues, has shaped and limited the narrative applied to this architecture.

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