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Adaptive Reuse - Extending the Lives of Buildings (Paperback): Liliane Wong Adaptive Reuse - Extending the Lives of Buildings (Paperback)
Liliane Wong
R857 R736 Discovery Miles 7 360 Save R121 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Building in existing fabric requires more than practical solutions and stylistic skills. The adaptive reuse of buildings, where changes in the structure go along with new programs and functions, poses the fundamental question of how the past should be included in the design for the future. On the background of long years of teaching and publishing, and using vivid imagery from Frankenstein to Rem Koolhaas and beyond, the author provides a comprehensive introduction to architectural design for adaptive reuse projects. History and theory, building typology, questions of materials and construction, aspects of preservation, urban as well as interior design are dealt with in ways that allow to approach adaptive reuse as a design practice field of its own right.

Back to School - Architectural Education - the Information and the Argument (Paperback): Michael Chadwick Back to School - Architectural Education - the Information and the Argument (Paperback)
Michael Chadwick
R692 R479 Discovery Miles 4 790 Save R213 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Today, architecture schools are truly international in their intake, as students are able to select from courses worldwide. For school leavers and undergraduates, the choice is bewildering. Where different institutions provide very different courses and ultimately very different architects, the very act of shopping for a degree is an incredibly important stage in an architecture student's career.

This book is set to become a touchstone publication for anyone involved in architectural education, from the academic to the aspiring student.It provides interviews with four of the most influential educators/heads of schools around the world:

Peter Cook, Chair, the Bartlett School of Architecture, London, UK

Bernard Tschumi, Dean, School of Architecture at Columbia University, USA

Leon van Schaik, Innovation Professor of Architecture, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

Elia Zenghelis, Berlage, DusseldorfThis is followed by short self-biographies of eleven further prominent figures including Rem Koolhaas, Anthony Vidler and Paul VirilioIt is the first publication of its kind to comprehensively cover architectural education in its current context as an international marketIt will feature the first invaluable listing of architectural schools worldwide: no dedicated listing currently exists in printed form or on the web, giving students a useful reference from which to start the decision making process

Competing Globally in Architecture Competitions (Paperback): G.Stanley Collyer Competing Globally in Architecture Competitions (Paperback)
G.Stanley Collyer
R1,103 R797 Discovery Miles 7 970 Save R306 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Design competitions are a core mechanism of the architectural world. They offer architects unique opportunities to pitch for work, and the careers of many name architects have been made by winning an important competition -- Richard Rogers, Renzo Piano, Dominique Perrault and Jean Nouvel to name but a few. This is the definitive book on architecture competitions from over the last decade, and will be an essential guide to any architect or student who is considering preparing a submission.* The first in a distinctive new Architecture in Practice series from Wiley--Academy* A definitive book on key competitions it will be a touchstone for individual architects and offices* It illustrates winning case studies from many of the major international competitions of the past decade* It provides essential strategic material on entering competitions: from which ones to enter to the way rules for competitions differ internationally and from region to region* It provides a unique overview of recent trends: in terms of digital presentation, but also preoccupations with issues such as sustainability

Negotiating Domesticity - Spatial Productions of Gender in Modern Architecture (Hardcover): Hilde Heynen, Gulsum Baydar Negotiating Domesticity - Spatial Productions of Gender in Modern Architecture (Hardcover)
Hilde Heynen, Gulsum Baydar
R2,553 Discovery Miles 25 530 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In the home the intricate relations between architecture, gender and domesticity become visible. Negotiating Domesticity investigates the many and complex themes evoked by the interconnections between these terms.

Topics covered include famous as well as less well-known architectural examples and architects, which are explored from sociological, anthropological, philosophical and psychoanalytical approaches. The authors explore the relationships between modern domestic spaces and sexed subjectivities in a broad range of geographical locations of Western modernity.

This richly interdisiplinary work presents architects and postgraduate students with an in-depth exploration of domesticity in the modern era.

The Modern A-Frame (Hardcover): Ben Rahn, Chad Randl The Modern A-Frame (Hardcover)
Ben Rahn, Chad Randl
R502 R357 Discovery Miles 3 570 Save R145 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
This Must Be The Place - An Architectural History of Popular Music Performance Venues (Paperback): Robert Kronenburg This Must Be The Place - An Architectural History of Popular Music Performance Venues (Paperback)
Robert Kronenburg
R466 R440 Discovery Miles 4 400 Save R26 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This Must Be The Place is the first architectural history of popular music performance space, describing its beginnings, its different typologies, and its development into a distinctive genre of building design. It examines the design and form of popular music architecture and charts how it has been developed in ad-hoc ways by non-professionals such as building owners, promoters, and the musicians themselves as well as professionally by architects, designers, and construction specialists. With a primary focus on Europe and North America (and excursions to Australia, the Far East and South America), it explores audience experience and how venues have influenced the development of different musical scenes. From music halls and Vaudeville in the 1800s, via the seminal clubs and theatres of the 20th century, to the large-scale multi-million-dollar arena concerts of today, this book explores the impact that the use of private and public space for performance has on our cities' urban identity, and, to a lesser extent, how rural space is perceived and used. Like architecture, popular music is neither static nor standardized; it continuously develops and has multiple strands. This Must Be The Place describes the factors that have determined the development of music venue architecture, focusing on both famous and less well-known examples from the smallest bar room music space to the largest stadium-filling rock set.

Up Up - Stories of Johannesburg's Highrises (Paperback): Nele Dechmann, Fabian Jaggi, Katrin Murbach, Nicola Ruffo Up Up - Stories of Johannesburg's Highrises (Paperback)
Nele Dechmann, Fabian Jaggi, Katrin Murbach, Nicola Ruffo
R725 R547 Discovery Miles 5 470 Save R178 (25%) Shipped within 4 - 10 working days
New York (Hardcover): Bernhard Hartmann New York (Hardcover)
Bernhard Hartmann
R1,352 R924 Discovery Miles 9 240 Save R428 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

New York is probably the most photographed city in the world. It is hard to resist the fascination for the Big Apple, and many have tried to visually capture the singularly unique "Empire State of Mind." It's not just the classic landmarks that belong to an emotional portrait of the metropolis, but also the bustling life in the urban canyons of Manhattan and its neighborhoods. And this is why Bernhard Hartmann never approaches New York City from just one perspective. He employs multiple angles: brilliant studies that make the sculptural details of architectural icons, both old and new, come alive, alongside snapshots of ephemeral, shadowy pedestrians hurrying by on rain-soaked asphalt illuminated by neon sign reflections. Hartmann is especially taken with the city's lights, as his black-and-white photos twinkle in an almost magical way. His colour photographs possess a near hypnotic quality that make the nighttime neon-lit streets feel like an homage to decades past, and his aerial photos almost tangibly pull you into the scene. Despite the technical refinement and exquisite detail of Hartmann's photos, their unequalled atmospheric intensity is what truly makes them special: he combines the latest photographic techniques with the glamour of historic pictures. The result is a dazzling, contemporary portrait of the most amazing city in the world, one that-like your own first visit to New York-you will never forget.

Venice and Vitruvius - Reading Venice with Daniele Barbaro and Andrea Palladio (Hardcover, New): Margaret D'Evelyn Venice and Vitruvius - Reading Venice with Daniele Barbaro and Andrea Palladio (Hardcover, New)
Margaret D'Evelyn
R1,171 R1,065 Discovery Miles 10 650 Save R106 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In about 35-25 B.C.E., the Roman architect Vitruvius produced his encyclopedic ten-book summary of the principles of Hellenistic architecture, De architectura (On Architecture). These ideas have stimulated architects ever since. In the mid-16th century, the architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) and the humanist Daniele Barbaro (1513-1570) looked to the city of Venice in order to understand and interpret Vitruvius's text - still in need of clarification - which would enable them to solve contemporary architectural problems. They found in the city's medieval and Renaissance streets, palaces, churches, and towers living principles that enabled them to interpret the ancient principles. By 1556, Barbaro had incorporated their observations into his "Commentaries" on Vitruvius, and two distinctly new editions for different audiences followed a decade later. Margaret D'Evelyn has gathered evidence to document how Palladio's understanding of Vitruvius influenced Barbaro. This engrossing volume also charts the invention of the illustrated architectural book and how major architect-authors, such as Leon Battista Alberti and Sebastiano Serlio, contributed to its development - demonstrating how Vitruvius shaped the way the city of Venice was viewed.

Before the Fall - German and Austrian Art in the 1930s (Hardcover): Olaf Peters Before the Fall - German and Austrian Art in the 1930s (Hardcover)
Olaf Peters; Contributions by Stefanie Heckmann, Andreas Huyssen, Alfred Pfabigan, Ernst Ploil
R925 R668 Discovery Miles 6 680 Save R257 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The 1930s in Germany and Austria were marked by economic crisis, political disintegration, and social chaos. This beautifully illustrated catalog surveys the development of the arts in these two countries between the two world wars. Presenting nearly 150 paintings and works on paper, this book reveals artistic developments that foreshadowed, reflected, and accompanied the beginning of World War II. Works by Max Beckmann, Otto Dix, Max Ernst, Oskar Kokoschka, and Alfred Kubin are presented alongside pieces by lesser-known artists such as Friedl Dicker- Brandeis, Albert Paris Gutersloh, Karl Hubbuch, Richard Oelze, Josef Scharl, Franz Sedlacek, and Rudolf Wacker. This book features essays about the appropriation of artistic idioms, the reactions of artists toward their historical circumstances, and major political events that shaped the era.

Abandoned America - Age of Consequences (Hardcover): Matthew Christopher Abandoned America - Age of Consequences (Hardcover)
Matthew Christopher
R792 R468 Discovery Miles 4 680 Save R324 (41%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Throughout the ages, mankind has been fascinated by the ruins of previous societies. The desire to gain a greater understanding of our past has driven archaeologists, artists, and scholars from across the world to study the vestiges of lifestyles that have vanished in an attempt to capture their mystique and beauty. Originally intended as an examination of the rise and fall of the state hospital system, Matthew Christopher's Abandoned America rapidly grew to encompass derelict factories and industrial sites, schools, churches, power plants, hospitals, prisons, military installations, hotels, resorts, homes, and more. Through his collection of writing and photography, Christopher has spent the last decade documenting the ruins of one of the greatest civilizations the world has ever known: our own. Exploring sites like the charred remains of the Hotel Do De, the rusted cells of the Essex County Jail Annex, the sublime majesty of the Church of the Transfiguration, or the eerie and dilapidated remnants of the New Castle Elks Lodge, the work spans architectural treasures left to the elements and then all too often lost forever. Matthew Christopher's body of work is a powerful statement about job loss, cultural legacy, urban blight, the artistic/architectural context of iconic buildings, and historic preservation. In light of the collapse of American industry and the subsequent economic meltdown, the relevance of these topics has never been more important to an examination of America's national identity.

Los Angeles - The Architecture of Four Ecologies (Paperback, 2nd edition): Reyner Banham Los Angeles - The Architecture of Four Ecologies (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Reyner Banham; Foreword by Joe Day
R546 R411 Discovery Miles 4 110 Save R135 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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 manifestations of popular taste and industrial ingenuity, as well as its more traditional modes of residential and commercial building. His construct of "four ecologies" examined the ways Angelenos relate to the beach, the freeways, the flatlands, and the foothills. Banham delighted in this mobile city and identified it as an exemplar of the posturban future. In a spectacular new foreword, architect and scholar Joe Day explores how the structure of Los Angeles, the concept of "ecology," and the relevance of Banham's ideas have changed over the past thirty-five years.

A Victorian Housebuilder's Guide - "Woodward's National Architect" of 1869 (Paperback, New edition): Geo E. Woodward A Victorian Housebuilder's Guide - "Woodward's National Architect" of 1869 (Paperback, New edition)
Geo E. Woodward; Volume editing by E. G Thompson
R302 R250 Discovery Miles 2 500 Save R52 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Plans and specifications for 20 distinctive Victorian structures, from a simple cottage to an ornate brick villa. Over 580 illus.

Re-Scaling the Environment - New Landscapes of Design, 1960-1980 (Paperback): Akos Moravanszky, Torsten Lange, Judith... Re-Scaling the Environment - New Landscapes of Design, 1960-1980 (Paperback)
Akos Moravanszky, Torsten Lange, Judith Hopfengartner, Karl R. Kegler
R844 R720 Discovery Miles 7 200 Save R124 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

From 1960-1980, both eastern and western Europe experienced a construction boom of new dimensions. Cybernetics, the science of planning, and sociology, as well as the new possibilities offered by technology and production, paved the way to large-scale processes and systems in architecture and urban design, which favored technocratic and utopian concepts. Increasingly, architects and planners saw themselves as designers of comprehensive infrastructure and mega-structures in a technology-focused world. The authors assesses these developments on the back of a knowledge transfer between East and West. It confirms a change in attitude that can still be felt today - recession, social changes, and environmental problems led to criticism of the then contemporary concepts of modernity.

Building Architectural Models (Paperback): Guy De Marco, Patricia De Marco Building Architectural Models (Paperback)
Guy De Marco, Patricia De Marco
R348 R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Save R81 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Whether you intend to add flair to your office presentation or charm to your model train set, this book will give you professional insight into designing and producing architectural models--with truly spectacular results. This book is a primer for the design, construction, and presentation of the three-dimensional model from conceptual drawings. Ideal for use inside or outside the classroom, the process begins with the construction of a cube and tetrahedron, and moves on to encompass manufactured modules, a commercial building, a single-story house, and a city rowhouse. Landscaping and presentation details are also provided to make your creations look their absolute best. Beautiful photography illustrates the step-by-step instructions for the beginning projects, as well as a colorful gallery of more complex designs that will excite and inspire you. These projects are a wonderful combination of the precision of model-building and the limitlessness of your creativity.

Berlin Fragments - A heterography of an architectural form (Paperback): Conrad Bercah Berlin Fragments - A heterography of an architectural form (Paperback)
Conrad Bercah
R409 R307 Discovery Miles 3 070 Save R102 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Every building-and every architect-has a tale. Bringing these tales together, determining where they overlap, may give us "telling" urban tales. What can be told is what has the right to remain, to avoid oblivion, allowing words about buildings and cities to renew and increasingly enhance urban matter. This is the job conrad-bercah imposes on himself and, by extension, on the reader. It is a tale, the testimony of experience gained over time-a self-heterography of an architectural form that leads one to discover both an author and the urban scenario within which the tale takes place: Berlin.

Liverpool - Pevsner City Guide (Paperback, New): Joseph Sharples Liverpool - Pevsner City Guide (Paperback, New)
Joseph Sharples
R408 R340 Discovery Miles 3 400 Save R68 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

From the eighteenth to the early twentieth century Liverpool was one of the most prosperous towns in Britain, and one of the greatest ports in the world; for many of its citizens it was also a place of extreme poverty. Economic success is reflected in a wealth of late Georgian housing, extravagant Victorian and Edwardian office blocks, proud civic buildings, suburban parks, churches, and the unique architecture and engineering of the docks.Alongside these monuments stand buildings associated with public health and housing reform, illustrating the other side of Liverpool's story. A frenzy of rebuilding in the 1960s was followed by a long period of decline, now giving way to a new construction boom. This guide book describes all the architecturally significant buildings in central Liverpool, and gives an account of the city's overall physical development.

Anthony Salvin - Pioneer of Gothic Revival Architecture (Hardcover): Jill Allibone Anthony Salvin - Pioneer of Gothic Revival Architecture (Hardcover)
Jill Allibone
R1,005 R849 Discovery Miles 8 490 Save R156 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

One of the most important architects practising in Britain during the years 1820-1880, Anthony Salvin had a long and successful career as a builder of country houses and churches and as a restorer of some of the most important castles in England, including Windsor Castle and the Tower of London. In the first book-length study of this important architect, Dr Allibone has incorporated previously unpublished material concerning Salvin's life and buildings, including contemporary letters, building accounts, diaries, and reproductions of Salvin's architectural drawings, in order to shed new light on artistic, political, economic and religious developments in nineteenth-century England. Concerned through his career with finding authentic medieval examples for new buildings in the Gothic style, Salvin led the way to return to the 'real' Gothic architecture that cumulated later in the nineteenth century with the works of men like Alfred Waterhouse, William Burges and George Edmund Street. Knowledge of his career will further an appreciation of the works of these later, more widely studied architects. Including 181 illustrations as well as a comprehensive catalogue listing all the known data for 366 of Salvin's projected and executed works, this study should find a large audience among those interested in the history of architecture and in Victorian England in general.

Compass and Rule - Architecture as Mathematical Practice in England 1500-1750 (Hardcover): Anthony Gerbino, Stephen Johnston Compass and Rule - Architecture as Mathematical Practice in England 1500-1750 (Hardcover)
Anthony Gerbino, Stephen Johnston
R1,180 R1,075 Discovery Miles 10 750 Save R105 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The spread of Renaissance culture in England coincided with the birth of the profession of architecture, whose practitioners soon became superior to simple builders in social standing and perceived intellectual prowess. This stimulating book, which focuses in particular on the scientist, mathematician, and architect Sir Christopher Wren, explores the extent to which this new professional identity was based on expertise in the mathematical arts and sciences. Featuring drawings, instruments, paintings, and other examples of the material culture of English architecture, the book discusses the role of mathematics in architectural design and building technology. It begins with architectural drawing in the 16th century, moves to large-scale technical drawing under Henry VIII, considers Inigo Jones and his royal buildings and Christopher Wren and the dome of St. Paul's, and concludes with the architectural education of George III. Interweaving text and visual image, the book investigates the boundaries between art and science in architecture--the most artistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the arts.

Bauhaus Dessau - Architecture-Design-Concept (English, German, Hardcover): Kirsten Baumann Bauhaus Dessau - Architecture-Design-Concept (English, German, Hardcover)
Kirsten Baumann
R555 R419 Discovery Miles 4 190 Save R136 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Walter Gropius's Bauhaus Dessau was, from 1925 to 1932, the headquarters of the famous Bauhaus School of Design. After a dozen years of National Socialist use and then half a century's worth of restoration, it is now a UNESCO world cultural-heritage site, attracting some 80,000 visitors a year who seek the roots of twentieth century Modernism. This is the first book of photographs to document Gropius's masterpiece since its renovation, and it features more than 110 black-and-white images of the building and its wide range of architectural and artistic textures. It illustrates its history, its architectural elements and the interior design created for it by the Bauhaus artists, as well as its functions then and since: "Bauhaus Dessau" describes the work carried out in the former workshops and their most important products. For its original denizens--and again, at last, for those who visit today--the architecture, design and philosophy of the Bauhaus itself are inseparably connected to one another.

Semi-Detached (Paperback): Naomi Stead Semi-Detached (Paperback)
Naomi Stead
R507 R406 Discovery Miles 4 060 Save R101 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Semi-detached: Writing, Representation and Criticism in Architecture is a book about the role that words and images play in shaping our understanding of the built environment. A documentation of the conventions of architectural representation, it is also an exploration of the many ways in which those conventions can be productively challenged, subverted or ignored to broaden the conversation about architecture and what it means. The book assembles a series of essays and interviews from practicing architects on the role of representation in their work, alongside contributions from some of Australia s most highly regarded contemporary architectural photographers. Contributors include John Macarthur, Naomi Stead, Marcus Trimble, Justine Clark, Gavin Hipkins, Katja Grillner, Philip Goad, Brett Boardman, Peter Bennetts, Jan van Schaik and Elizabeth Watson-Brown, amongst many others." AUTHOR: Naomi Stead is a Research Fellow at the ATCH (Architecture/Theory/Criticism/History) Centre of the University of Queensland. She holds a PhD from the University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of South Australia. Illustrated throughout

Commemoration in America - Essays on Monuments, Memorialization and Memory (Hardcover, New): David Gobel, Daves Rossell Commemoration in America - Essays on Monuments, Memorialization and Memory (Hardcover, New)
David Gobel, Daves Rossell
R1,677 Discovery Miles 16 770 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Commemoration lies at the poetic, historiographic, and social heart of human community. It is how societies define themselves and is central to the institution of the city. Addressing the complex ways that monuments in the United States have been imagined, created, and perceived from the colonial period to the present, "Commemoration in America" is a wide-ranging volume that focuses on the role of remembrance and memorialization in American urban life. The volume's contributors are drawn from a spectrum of disciplines--social and urban history, urban planning, architecture, art history, preservation, and architectural history--and take a broad view of commemoration. In addition to the making of traditional monuments, the essays explore such commemorative acts as building preservation, biography, portraiture, ritual performance, street naming, and the planting of trees.

Providing an overview of American memorialization and the impulses behind it, "Commemoration in America" emphasizes a universal tendency for individuals and groups to use monuments to define their contemporary social identity and to construct historical narratives. The volume shows that while commemorative acts and objects affect the community in fundamental ways, their meaning is always multivalent and conflicted, attesting to both triumphs and tragedies. Constituting a vital part of both individual and national identity, commemoration's contradictions strike at the core of American identity and speak to the importance of remembrance in the construction of our diverse national cultural landscape.

Contributors: Jhennifer A. Amundson, Judson University * Catherine W. Bishir, North Carolina State University Libraries * Thomas J. Campanella, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill * Glenn T. Eskew, Georgia State University * Glenn Forley, Parsons / The New School for Design * Sally Greene, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill * Alison K. Hoagland, Michigan Technological University * Lynne Horiuchi, University of California, Berkeley * Ellen M. Litwicki, SUNY Fredonia * David Lowenthal, University College London * Mark A. Peterson, University of California, Berkeley * Richard M. Sommer, University of Toronto * Dell Upton, University of California, Los Angeles

Future Office - Next-generation workplace design (Paperback): Nicola Gillen Future Office - Next-generation workplace design (Paperback)
Nicola Gillen
R846 Discovery Miles 8 460 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The office is dead. Long live the office. Despite decades of predictions that the office is on the verge of extinction, it is surviving and thriving. Of course, things are changing. And changing fast. Digital technologies are transforming not only the work we do, but also the ways our workplaces are designed, built and operated. Automation and AI mean that some jobs will no longer exist whilst others will be created. But the very essence of the workplace - human interaction and collaboration, remains as necessary as ever. In fact, it is the human focus that is driving this new age, with four generations now in the workplace together for the first time. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this book discusses the impacts of these changes on the future of work and workplace. The latest technologies are also explored from voice and digital twins, to new materials such as graphene and battery-powered buildings.

Dhaka - Memories or Lost (Hardcover): Kashef Chowdhury, Philipp Ursprung Dhaka - Memories or Lost (Hardcover)
Kashef Chowdhury, Philipp Ursprung
R779 R583 Discovery Miles 5 830 Save R196 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Upon setting foot in Dhaka, with its beautifully landscaped gardens adorning ancient mosques and monuments, it becomes clear that this is a city steeped in history. One of the oldest settlements in Bangladesh, it is today among the largest cities in the world, and rapid, often unplanned, urbanisation has vastly outpaced sustainability, threatening the historic buildings and communities that make up the city's cultural soul. But, despite bursting at the seams, Dhaka's six centuries of history are still visible if we look carefully in the shadows of the tall buildings, in the spaces between the speeding cars. Dhaka-based architect Kashef Chowdhury's camera captures a record of the capital city of the local character that may soon be lost due to urban development. In Chowdhury's photographs, a woman hangs sheets of polythene to dry and resell, a blind man sings mystic love songs. Other photographs reflect Dhaka's state of social and cultural flux, like an image of weary night-shift workers returning from a wholesale market in the late morning or of the barely visible lights of a pick-up truck concealed to prevent theft. Chowdhury is one of South Asia's most renowned architects, and Dhaka: Memories or Lost constitutes his deeply personal tribute to the city.

Modernist London - 22 Posters of Inspirational Architecture (Paperback): Sarah Evans Modernist London - 22 Posters of Inspirational Architecture (Paperback)
Sarah Evans 1
R440 R342 Discovery Miles 3 420 Save R98 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 10 working days

Interest in Brutalist and modernist architecture is undergoing a major revival. This stunning collection of poster art created by an architect turned illustrator will thrill fans of architecture and London alike. From the National Theatre on the Southbank, to Willow Road in Hampstead, Sarah Evans has captured the patterns and textures that make Brutalist and modernist architecture so intriguing, creating images that celebrate the pure aesthetics of these forward-thinking, utopian designs. Reproduced with stunning clarity and on high quality paper, these pullout pages will make ideal wall decorations for anyone who loves modernist architecture.

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