A monograph on the work of CCS Architects, who specialise in buildings and interiors where we eat, live and work. Eat - CCS' restaurants are magnetic, innovative and have enduring style. Live - CCS' residences focus on the notion of calm, retreat, intimacy and an owner's personal expression. Work ..
Edward Schroder Prior designed the cathedral of the Arts and Crafts Movement (St Andrew's Church, Roker), perfected the popular butterfly plan in his houses, and published what is still the seminal work on medieval gothic art in England in 1900. Highly regarded by critics such as Ian Nairn, Prior is..
England is blessed with many beautiful cathedrals, including the world-renowned Durham, with its geometrically carved pillars, Wells, with its astonishingly graceful scissor arch, and the gloriously uplifting Ely and its octagonal tower. For a millennia and more, these and similar buildings have we..
Acclaimed architectural writer R.J. Brown has produced the definitive study of the huge variety of buildings and edifices to be found in the villages of England. Splendidly illustrated throughout, with nearly 200 pen-and-ink drawings by the author, "English Village Architecture" looks at the social,..
Skyscrapers are more than just tall buildings. They're engineering wonders and are extraordinary to behold. But have you ever wondered how they were built? Put on your hard hat and go behind the scenes to investigate the world's most amazing skyscrapers. Explore the design, construction, and enginee..