British Architecture

Brutalism: Post-War British Architecture  

Posted by bookwarrior at March 17, 2015
Brutalism: Post-War British Architecture

Brutalism: Post-War British Architecture By Alexander Clement
2011 | 160 Pages | ISBN: 1847972306 | scanned PDF | 106 MB
Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular (repost)

Peter Guillery, "Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular"
R..tledge | 2010 | ISBN: 0415565332, 0415565324 | 224 pages | PDF | 6,6 MB
Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular (repost)

Peter Guillery, "Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular"
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0415565332, 0415565324 | 224 pages | PDF | 6,5 MB

This book extends the concept of British vernacular architecture beyond its traditional base of pre-modern domestic and industrial architecture to embrace other buildings such as places of worship, villas, hospitals, suburban semis and post-war mass housing. Engaging with wider issues of social and cultural history, this book is of use to anyone with an interest in architectural history.
Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular (Repost)

Peter Guillery, "Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular"
English | ISBN: 0415565324, 0415565332 | 2010 | 224 pages | PDF | 6,8 MB
Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular

Peter Guillery, "Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular"
R..tledge | 2010 | ISBN: 0415565332, 0415565324 | 224 pages | PDF | 6,2 MB
Holford: A study in architecture, planning and civic design

Holford: A study in architecture, planning and civic design (Planning, History and Environment Series) by Iain Gordon Cherry
English | Apr. 2, 1998 | ISBN: 0720117860 | 288 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

Through a biography of this major architect, planner and civic designer, the authors provide a fascinating analysis of the developments in British architecture and planning from the 1930's to the 1970's.
Tracing Architecture: The Aesthetics of Antiquarianism (Art History Special Issues)

Tracing Architecture: The Aesthetics of Antiquarianism (Art History Special Issues) by Dana Arnold
English | February 14, 2003 | ISBN: 1405105356 | 160 pages | PDF | 23 MB

Tracing Architecture looks at the impact that knowledge of ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and British architecture had on aesthetic attitudes and architectural design. It explores the changing relationship between text and image in an era before the introduction of mass mechanical reproduction.

Britain's Best Architecture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by wall.enable at Nov. 1, 2012
Britain's Best Architecture

Britain's Best Architecture
Think Publishing | 2012 | ISBN: 098713566X | English | 228 Pages | PDF | 150MB

A highly illustrative account of what is now in British Architecture, this new publication walks the reader through some of Britain’s finest houses. Filled with the best architectural projects from around the Untied Kingdom, the reader will be instructed on how they can achieve a result that says ‘wow’ and be introduced to the firms producing the work. People within the architectural and design industry and consumers alike will love this book. Edited by Gary Takle who has an eye for finding a design that has that certain ‘best of the best’ appeal.

Britain: Modern Architectures in History (repost)  

Posted by MoneyRich at Dec. 7, 2015
Britain: Modern Architectures in History (repost)

Britain: Modern Architectures in History by Alan Powers
English | 14 Mar. 2007 | ISBN: 1861892810 | 304 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

How can the different strands of modern architecture in Britain be understood? For many British people, it remains an alien cultural import and minority taste, yet British architecture has never stood higher in world esteem than at the close of the twentieth century. In this book, Alan Powers shows how beneath today's achievements in architecture, past conflicts have not been resolved, as the country that invented industrial civilization has struggled to control its effect on cities and countryside.

Norman Foster and the British Museum [Repost]  

Posted by tanas.olesya at Nov. 17, 2015
Norman Foster and the British Museum [Repost]

Norman Foster and the British Museum (Architecture) by Deyan Sudjic
English | 27 Jun. 2001 | ISBN: 3791325418 | 120 Pages | PDF | 17 MB

A landmark in the history of the British Museum and one of Norman Foster's most significant projects to date, the Great Court has reclaimed and reinvigorated one of London's most important public spaces, transforming the Museum.