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ISBN: HB: 9781906155346,
23x28 cm, colour and black&white illus.
"Instant Cities" analyses the current stratospheric rise of the city, looking at global megacities from the first to the third world, such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City, Milton Keynes in the UK, Lakewood, CA, Brasilia and its satellite towns...
Modernity and Reinvention
The Architecture of James Gowan
ISBN: PB: 9781906155285,
22x22 cm, 252 black&white illus.
The book covers the entirety of Gowan's work, from his early employment with Powell and Moya and Lyons Israel Ellis through a selection of key projects from his partnership with James Stirling, such as the Leicester Engineering Faculty, 1963. Since t...
ISBN: HB: 9781908967091,
19x24 cm, 461 black&white illus.
Originally published by the "Architecture Press" in 1963, "The Italian Townscape" was written by Hubert de Cronin Hastings (1902-1986), under his pseudonym of Ivor de Wolfe, with photographs taken by him and his wife Hazel (alias Ivy de Wolfe). He cl...
Languages of Light
A Creative Approach to Residential Lighting
ISBN: HB: 9781908967718,
23x28 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
"The Languages of Light" is an inspirational and visual guide to the creative process of lighting the home. The philosophical and human-centric approach incorporates a journey through understanding light as a basic tool, unveils the emotional and phy...
David Walker Architects
ISBN: PB: 9781908967282,
24x32 cm, 216 colour and black&white illus.
In a little over a decade, David Walker Architects have risen to an award-winning and internationally respected status, undertaking a remarkable number of significant projects across London, including the headquarters for Deutsche Bank in the City of...
An Architect of Principle
ISBN: PB: 9781908967749,
23x28 cm, 220 colour and black&white illus.
David Lea studied under Sir Colin St John (Sandy) Wilson at the School of Architecture at the University of Cambridge in the 1950s. One of the most principled architects of his generation, and peer of Edward Cullinan and Richard MacCormac, Lea s quie...
Third Typology and Other Essays
ISBN: HB: 9781908967152,
23x28 cm, 349 colour and black&white illus.
"The Third Typology and Other Essays" comprises a collection of Anthony Vidler's writings, opening with his 1976 editorial for Oppositions, "The Third Typology". Looking at theory and design from 1965 through to today, Vidler analyses changing ideas...
Geography, Architecture and Change in an Independent World
ISBN: PB: 9781907317392,
21x26 cm, 87 colour and black&white illus.
"Atlas: Geography, Architecture and Change in an Interdependent World" helps readers find their way through the practical and ethical challenges presented by globalization and global environmental change. With a focus on the growth and remaking of ci...
Carl Turner Architects
ISBN: PB: 9781908967374,
17x23 cm, 132 colour and black&white illus.
Carl Turner Architects was formed in 2006, and has established a reputation for high impact, low cost architecture. The practice works with a diverse range of clients including small non-profit and arts organisations, the creative industries, private...
Diagrams and Sequences
ISBN: HB: 9781908967572,
28x22 cm, colour and black&white illus.
For Bernard Tschumi, "drawing is thinking" and "being with a piece of paper and a pen does not feel like working. It can be sheer bliss", he writes, "seeing thought materialise itself in front of your eyes through the almost unconscious mediation of...