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A Guide to Finnish Architecture

By: Richards, J.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Evelyn Ltd., 1966


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Alvaro Siza: Expor on Display

By: Fernandes, Joao (intro.)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Porto, Portugal, Fundacao de Serralves, 2005


NB: Dual text in English and Portuguese. Pale butterscoth colour paper covered boards with title in white on black cloth spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers, and some light soiling to rear cover. 403pp. Many colour illustrations, and plans and elevations in b/w. This book was produced to accompany the exhibition of designs for museums and exhibition spaces by the Portuguese Alvaro Siza (b.1933) held at the Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves... View more info

An Appreciation of Abbotsbury

By: Fell, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Weymouth, Dorset, The Trustees of the Strangways Estate, 1973

Edition: First Edition


Oblong octavo. Softcover. Dark orange photographic covers. Condition: Very good, with very light soiling and shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 170pp. plus 10pp. of plans. Profusely illustrated in b/w. This book lists, with photographs, the majority of the houses in Abbotsbury, and is a companion document to "The Abbotsbury Village Plan" prepared by the West Dorset District Council. Sections include the origins of the village, the vi... View more info

An Autobiography

By: Lloyd-Wright, Frank

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber, 1946


Second impression. Pale grey cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Fair, spine and cover edges sunned, with light foxing. Binding sound. Foxing to endpapers. Previous owners name and a note in pencil on fep, and a couple of pencil notes to rear endpapers, otherwise text clean and fresh. 486pp. 76 b/w images. Good reading copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

An English Arcadia 1600-1990

By: Jackson-Stops, Gervase

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The National Trust, 1992


Softcover. Condition: As new, appears unread. 160pp. This illustrated catalogue puts the designs for gardens and garden buildings in the care of the National Trust in their historical context. It accompanied an exhibition in England and the USA in aid of the Stowe Gardens Landscape Appeal. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Arup Associates: The biography of an architectural practice

By: Brawne, Michael

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries, 1983

Edition: 1st Edition


Black hardcover with title i silver on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Hint of sunning to very edges of pages. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 200pp. Many b/w and a few colour illustrations. This book deals with the work of the teams of architects, engineers and quantity surveyors who make up the integrated design practice of Arup Associates from its inception in 1963 to the date of publication of the book, 1983. The pr... View more info

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Atlanta

By: Bernardo, Jordi and Prat, Ramon

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Actar, 1995


Text is in English, Spanish (Catala and Castellano) and French. Paper covered boards with title in cream on maroon cloth spine. Condition: Very good, with light rubbing to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Includes essays by Rem Koolhaas, Enric Miralles and Randal Roark View more info

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Autobiographical Sketches

By: Fry, Maxwell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Elek, 1975


Maroon hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 167pp. Illustrated with 26 drawings by the author. This book presents a series of autobiographical sketches written by the British modernist architect Maxwell Fry (1899-1987) covering the period from childhood to young adulthood. View more info

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Bartlett Book of Ideas

By: Cook, Peter (ed.)

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, The Bartlett School of Architecture, 2000


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. 144pp. 215 illustrations, mostly in colour. London's Bartlett School of architecture was rocked in the 1990s' by a storm of design experimentation, shattering the conventional boundaries of architecture. The student projects illustrated in this book accompanied by extracts from student texts and conversations between Bartlett teachers show the range of approaches displayed by Bartlett students over that dec... View more info

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Cabanes en pierre seche de France

By: Lassure, Christian and Reperant, Dominique

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Aix-en-Provence, Edisud, 2004


NB: Text is in French throughout. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Light smudge to text on reverse of half-title. 247pp. Many colour illustrations. View more info

Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement

By: Moshiri, Gerald A. (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Boca Raton, Florida, Lewis Publishers (CRC Press), 1993

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. Condition: Fine, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean. Previous owners name on fep. 632pp. Many b/w illustrations and tables. This book includes sections on constructed wetlands, wetlands for wastewater treatment, hydrogeology, anoxic limestone drains, subsurface treatment and chemical processes. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Constructing the Town Upon the Town - Transformation of Contemporary Urban Site - Europan 4, European Results

By: Chirat, Sylvie (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Europan, 1997

Edition: First Edition


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers and light sunning to spine. 337pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. A handbook illustrating the results of Europan 4, the fourth session of the European Competitions for new architecture. 65 sites are selected for display from the 18 countries taking part, including Birmingham and Manchester in England, Caragena in Spain and Amsterdam in the Netherlands. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Conurbation: A Planning Survey of Birmingham and the Black Country by the West Midland Group

By: Mumford, Lewis (foreword)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press, 1948


Pale brown cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. Some very light sunning to spine and light soiling to edges of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. 288pp. 15 colour plates, and many b/w illustrations, maps and diagrams. This book surveys the main features of the industrial environment contained within the Birmingham ... View more info

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David Chipperfield: Architectural Works 1990-2002

By: Weaver, Thomas (ed.)

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Ediciones Poligrafa, 2003


Black hardcover with title in white on black cloth spine. NB: Paper title wrap-around band is not present. Condition: Good, although there is some scuffing to covers. Internally, the book is in very good condition. No inscriptions.343pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This book containss an essay by Kenneth Frampton and the text of an interview between David Chipperfield and Rik Nys, as well as details of Chipperfields architectural projects between 1990-2002, includ... View more info

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Eduardo Souto de Moura

By: Esposito, Antonio and Leoni, Giovanni

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Milan, Electa Architecture, 2003


Dark blue hardcover with title in white on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Some sunning to page edges throughout. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 447pp. Many b/w and some colour illustrations. This monograph on the work of the Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura (b.1952) includes projects such as Casa das Artes, Oporto (1981-91), a private house in Bom Jesus, the Burgo Tower and the restoration and conversi... View more info