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The Queen's House, Greenwich



Pieter van der Merwe


Scala/Royal Museums Greenwich 2012
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Built by Inigo Jones between 1616 and 1638, the Queen's House at Greenwich is a structure of seminal importance: it introduced the Palladian style intBuilt by Inigo Jones between 1616 and 1638, the Queen's House at Greenwich is a structure of seminal importance: it introduced the Palladian style into England, and forms the focal point of Wren's Royal Naval Hospital. Richly illustrated with historic paintings, prints and modern colour photographs, this book traces the history of the house from its inception to its present role as the National Maritime Museum, and sheds fascinating light on its many illustrious inhabitants. ...more
 

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Rome from the Ground Up



James HS McGregor


Harvard University Press 2005
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Discovering Abbeys and Priories



Geoffrey N Wright


Shire 2004
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Ramparts of Empire


The Fortifications of Sir William Jervois Royal Engineer, 1821-1897

Timothy Crick


Exeter University Press 2012
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The Nation's Favourite Churches



Andrew Barr


Lion 2006
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Sultanahmet and Suleymaniye



Ahmed Vefa Cobanoglu; Tarkan Okcuoglu


Scala 2012
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The Companion to Cathedrals and Abbeys



Stephen Friar


History Press 2011
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The Companion to Castles



Stephen Friar


History Press 2011
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Zaha Hadid


Architecture

Peter Noever

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Hatje Cantz 2003
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich


Furniture and Interiors

Christiane Lange


Hatje Cantz 2006
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Mies van der Rohe is a towering figure in 20th century architecture and design, and his furniture - much of it created with Lilly Reich - has classic Mies van der Rohe is a towering figure in 20th century architecture and design, and his furniture - much of it created with Lilly Reich - has classic status. Many such works were commissioned by the art collector Hermann Lange between the wars and have remained in the family ever since. Written by Lange's great-granddaughter and illustrated with reproductions and photographs, this elegant volume catalogues 35 pieces of furniture and sheds new light on the collaboration of Reich and Mies. ...more
 

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Five Hundred Buildings of London



John Reynolds; Gill Davies


Black Dog & Leventhal 2006
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Architecture in Wood


A World History

Will Pryce


Thames & Hudson 2005
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'Far from being an inherently inferior building material, wood is simply a different one'. Will Pryce, who trained as an architect before becoming a p'Far from being an inherently inferior building material, wood is simply a different one'. Will Pryce, who trained as an architect before becoming a photographer, presents a selection of the finest buildings that illustrate the 'parallel history' of wooden architecture and important regional traditions. The book covers a great diversity of structures including Far Eastern pagodas and pavilions, the Cathedral of the Transfiguration in Karelia, Tudor 'black and white' buildings and New England farmhouses. Previously published as 'Buildings in Wood' ...more
 

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Strawberry Hill


Horace Walpole's Gothic Castle

Anna Chalcraft; Judith Viscardi


Frances Lincoln 2011
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Horace Walpole's 'little play-thing house' at Twickenham was one of the earliest examples of the Gothic Revival, a medieval fantasy at odds with 18th Horace Walpole's 'little play-thing house' at Twickenham was one of the earliest examples of the Gothic Revival, a medieval fantasy at odds with 18th century architectural norms. To mark its recent restoration, this handsome volume takes the reader on a richly illustrated, room-by-room tour of the house; and it draws on Walpole's letters to explore the ideas that shaped this brilliant, ...more
 

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Norfolk Churches



David Stanford


Frances Lincoln 2007
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Round towers are a feature of many of the ecclesiastical buildings photographed by David Stanford in his exploration of Norfolk and they could be saidRound towers are a feature of many of the ecclesiastical buildings photographed by David Stanford in his exploration of Norfolk and they could be said to be characteristic of the region's medieval churches. The book includes interior and exterior views and brief histories of each building, and describes many of the finest examples in the county as well as curiosities such as the 13th century church of St Mary Burgh St Peter with its odd pagoda-like stepped tower. ...more
 

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Georgian Bath



Pat Dargan


Amberley 2012
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Bath's popularity as an 18th century spa led to the rapid development of its elegant streets and squares. Yet despite its harmonious cityscape, there Bath's popularity as an 18th century spa led to the rapid development of its elegant streets and squares. Yet despite its harmonious cityscape, there was no master plan; this was the result of piecemeal development. Illustrated with colour photographs, maps and plans, this absorbing study charts the town's growth, the social conditions that underpinned its success, and the individuals who drove it. The book includes three suggested walking tours. ...more
 

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