'The definitive guide to London's architecture' INDEPENDENT
London has an unrivalled richness of architecture, from its squares and houses to its palaces and churches. This is the only guide to cover all of London's building history, from its Roman foundation to the massive expansion of the nineteenth century which made London the largest city on earth.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 1334 g
Dimensions: 141 x 266 x 40 mm
scholarly, informative and oftten slyly funny, as well as being more user-friendly than the bulky volumes of Pevsner. I can't reccommend it highly enough -- Rupert Christiansen * THE DAILY TELEGRAPH - 28.09.09 *
unsurpassed for its sound judgement and pitchy commentaries... comprehensive and authoritative too... a few quirky surprises... At presnt no degree of digital interaction can compete with the rich mix of words, images and plans that make up this guide and, while we still have bookshelves, it should take pride of place. * ARCHITECTURE TODAY - 1.09.09 *
Jones and Woodward walk their way through the grand and the humble and whether critical of full of admiration, they present the best and worst of the city's buildings. * GOOD BOOK GUIDE 1.10.09 *
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