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ISBN: 9781910821022 Category:

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This is a unique collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the unique history of Britain’s capital. London’s long history is an extraordinarily rich source of amazing facts, whether your interest is political, social, architectural or historical. “The Amazing and Extraordinary Facts series” presents interesting, surprising and little-known facts and stories about a wide range of topics which are guaranteed to inform, absorb and entertain in equal measure. 100 b/w illustrations

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Dimensions 130 × 172 mm
Author

Stephen Halliday

ISBN

9781910821022

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Hardback

London

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ISBN: 9788896780909 Category:

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This guide is aimed at providing a useful instrument for understanding the architectural history of London as well as a means for analysing the new construction trends that are characteristic of the city.

The itineraries include about eighty architectural works, both historical and contemporary, which are fully illustrated with images, drawings and descriptions, and are marked on the front of the map with a reference number corresponding to the section in the book and the icon on the back of the map. The guide also provides information about museums, libraries, institutions, movie theatres, restaurants and gathering places.

Among others, the project selection includes works by Allies and Morrison, Arup Associates, Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Avery Associates, Foster + Partners, Grimshaw Architects, Herzog & De Meuron, James Stirling, Jestico + Whiles, John Mc Aslan + Partners, Stanton Williams, OMA, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Richard Rogers Partnership, Stanton Williams Architects, Studio Daniel Libeskind, Wilkinson Eyre Architects, Zaha Hadid Architects.

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Dimensions 115 × 160 mm
Author

Andrea Nastri

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Andrea Nastri, architect and journalist, is involved in research in modern and contemporary architecture and collaborates with Italian and international magazines and publishing houses specializing in this field. Giuliana Vespere, architect, has written articles and essays on contemporary architecture published in specialized books and magazines.

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9788896780909

Book Type

Paperback / softback

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