Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd
20/20 provides an account of modern architecture through the prism of 20 of the most influential houses built over the past century, including examples of the best houses designed by some of the best-known modern architects.
Beautifully illustrated with photographs and architectural drawings, this book documents and critically analyses three of Kay Fisker's seminal housing projects in Copehagen: Hornbaekhus (1923); Vestersohus (1935-39); and Dronningegarden (1943-58).
Comparing international case studies, Gilroy explores the critical role of housing and the possible use of land allocation to encourage developers to think about better and more housing options for later life.
Provides insights into the interrelations between architecture, national identity and politics as it explores the Commonwealth Institute with its famous hyperbolic paraboloid roof.
The first book on the Century Guild of Artists (CGA) and its influential periodical, the Century Guild Hobby Horse. The significance of the CGA in the development of the Arts and Crafts movement and its modernist successors is assessed.
This book examines Walter Segal's unique approach to architecture practice and the enduring impact he has had on architecture and attitudes towards housing across the world.
The nine building stories told in this book show how rural households and communities define themselves, and the role architecture plays in this.
In the 1960s and 1970s, a team of leading architects established a new type of collective housing in the London Borough of Camden. In place of tower blocks, they created a high-density, low-rise urbanism, based on a return to streets with front doors. This book examines this programme and shows how it offers important lessons and insights for the
By retracing Frank Lloyd Wright's footsteps on six of his journeys, the author explores the architect's global ambitions and lasting legacy, offering an original and contemporary view of Wright and his architecture. He reflects on Frank Lloyd Wright as an early promoter of globalisation - the first international architect.