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Architects and Architecture of London

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ISBN-10: 0750683376

ISBN-13: 9780750683371

Edition: 2009

Authors: Kenneth Allinson

List price: $36.95
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The guide explains why London is the way it is. It helps you link the historical and contemporary into a single pattern of significant places, spaces and buildings. It highlights old and new as a lively and vibrant pattern of on-going creative activity rooted in established urban patterns. It names the most famous and creative architects and describes their most notable buildings that you can visit and experience. Above all, the guide makes London, its buildings, place, and spaces both meaningful and a joy to explore. London's greatest architects come alive as figures who still have something to say. And the works of its contemporary architects are seen to fit into a long established…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Allinson is an architect in private practice and principal of Architectual Dialogue. He also teaches design studio and lectures on design and project management.

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