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Roadform & Townscape

By: McCluskey, Jim

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003693

ISBN: 0851395481

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers and light bumping to head and tail of spine. Previous owners name on front pastedown. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, with general light shelfwear, light sunning to rear cover and small tears to top corners of front and rear jacket. 310pp. Many b/w plates. Includes chapters on the Townscape Alignment, Land form and planting, materials, sur... View more info

Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement

By: Moshiri, Gerald A. (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Boca Raton, Florida, Lewis Publishers (CRC Press): 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003665

ISBN: 0873715500

Condition: Fine


Hardcover. Condition: Fine, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean. Previous owners name on fep. 632pp. Many b/w illustrations and tables. This book includes sections on constructed wetlands, wetlands for wastewater treatment, hydrogeology, anoxic limestone drains, subsurface treatment and chemical processes. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Conurbation: A Planning Survey of Birmingham and the Black Country by the West Midland Group

By: Mumford, Lewis (foreword)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press: 1948

Seller ID: 005772

Condition: Very Good


Pale brown cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. Some very light sunning to spine and light soiling to edges of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. 288pp. 15 colour plates, and many b/w illustrations, maps and diagrams. This book surveys the main features of the industrial environment contained within the Birmingham ... View more info

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The Postwar University - Utopian Campus and College

By: Muthesius, Stefan

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 003982

ISBN: 0300087179

Condition: Fine


Grey hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean. No inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fine. 340pp. Many b/w and occasional colour illustrations. Written by Stefan Muthesius, then a professor of architecture and urban design at the University of East Anglia, this book studies the period of new university building from the late 1950s to the early 1970s, in the USA and Canada, in Europe and the "English Seven" - Sussex, York,... View more info

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The Architecture of Ricardo Legorreta

By: Mutlow, John V. (ed. and intro.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1997

Seller ID: 005538

ISBN: 0500341540

Condition: Fine


Terracotta hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a faint hint of shelfwear. 240pp. 250 illustrations, 200 in colour. Ricardo Legoretta (1931-2011) was a renowned Mexican architect - this monograph showcase 25 of the architects most recent projects (to date of publication in 1997) in Mexico, Texas, California and elsewhere with beautiful colour photography throughout and extensive coverage of ni... View more info

Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, W.Quist Architect, Extension 1970/77

By: Oxenaar, R.W.D. (foreword)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Otterlo, Netherlands, Kroller-Muller Stichting: 1981

Seller ID: 001908

Condition: Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and very light sunning to covers. Internally very good, no inscriptions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Fontanes De Haute Provence

By: Plantier, Louis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Aix en Provence, Edisud: 1989

Seller ID: 004174

ISBN: 0948021616

Condition: Very Good


NB: Text is in French throughout. Blue hardcover with title in white on spine and in blue outlined in white on front cover. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 157pp. Pfosuely illustrated in b/w and colour. This book illustrates and describes many of the old fountains of Haute-Provence, from the rustic to the grand, often to be found at the heart of the village. Size: 8vo - over 7¾... View more info

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Quinlan Terry: Selected Works (Architectural Monographs No.27)

By: Powell, Ken (intro.)

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Academy Editions: 1993

Seller ID: 004738

ISBN: 1854901478

Condition: Fine


Softcover. Condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. 143pp. Many colour illustrations. Among many of the classical architect Quinlan Terry's buildings featured in this book are the Regents Park Villas, Richmond House, Cambridge and Paternoster Square. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Underpinning: Its Practice and Applications

By: Prentis, Edmund Astley and White, Lazarus

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1931

Seller ID: 004576

Condition: Good


Maroon buckram with title in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Condition: Good, with light sunning to cover edges and spine. Previous owners name on blank front endpaper. Binding sound. 318pp. 150 b/w illustrations. This book was written by two members of the firm of Spencer, White and Prentis in New York, and includes general considerations regarding underpinning, methods of underpinning, and examples of underppinning, such as open caisson underpinning, needle and pile unde... View more info

The Design Dimension of Planning

By: Punter, John and Carmona, Matthew

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, E & F N Spon: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003561

ISBN: 0419224106

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Condition: Very good, light shelfwear to covers, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 399pp. Illustrated with 42 diagrams, 55 plan extracts and 34 tables on plan content. This book examines the design policies in current (as at 1997) English development plans. Based on detailed analysis of nearly a quarter of the new English plans, and detailed case studies of the 25 "best" plans, the book provides guidance on all aspects of urban design, archit... View more info

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Household Choices

By: Putnam, Tim and Newton, Charles

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London NW5, Futures Publications Ltd.: 1990

Seller ID: 005421

ISBN: 1871131103

Condition: Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light cockling to top of rear cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 144pp. Several b/w photographic plates. This book is a record of a major collaborative programme to document the home in Britain, organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum and Middlesex Polytechnic. It includes essays by Christine Morley "Homemakers and design advice in the postwar period", Adrian Franklin "Variations in marita... View more info

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Kent Houses (English Domestic Architecture)

By: Quiney, Anthony

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Antique Collectors Club: 1993

Seller ID: 005763

ISBN: 1851491538

Condition: Very Good


Olive green cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name nealty written at top of front endpaper.Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear.288pp. 112 colour and 180 b/w illustrations together with 126 detailed line drawings. This book explains how Kent came to be the best endowed county in England for its houses which range from the lowliest of smallholder's cottage... View more info

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Towns and buildings Described in Drawings and Words

By: Rasmussen, Steen Eiler

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Liverpool, The University press of Liverpool: 1951

Seller ID: 004652

Condition: Good


First English edition (first published in Denmark in 1949). Marbled paper covered boards with title in faded gilt on cream paper covered spine. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. The paper of the binding is torn on a one inch section around the title, but is complete. Previous owners name on fron pastedown. Binding sound. 203pp. Many b/w illustrations. In this book the author encourages the reader to look at the city as an entity which expresses cer... View more info

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A Guide to Finnish Architecture

By: Richards, J.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Evelyn Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: 004870

Condition: Very Good


Blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 112pp. More than 170 b/w photographs. In this book the author describes the past and present architecture of Finland as being part of the same story, beginning with ancient castles and churches and ending with the work of the more recent architects including Alvar Aalto and Viljo Rewell. Size: 4to - over 9... View more info

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Vivat Ware: Strategies to enhance an historic centre

By: Rock Townsend

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, East Hertfordshire District Council: 1974

Seller ID: 006084

Condition: Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. Very occasional vertical pencil lines in margins. 128pp. Many plans and b/w illustrations provided by Rock Townsend together with some printed sketches by Gordon Cullen. This is a report prepared for East Hertfordshire District Council in October1974 by the architects Rock Townsend, assisted by Gordon Cullen (townscape consultant) View more info

Making a Middle Landscape

By: Rowe, Peter G.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The MIT Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003610

ISBN: 026218138X

Condition: As New


Light blue cloth with titles in black on spine. Condition: As new, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with sunning to spine. 325pp. Many b/w illustrations. Rowe looks closely at suburban America in terms of design and physical planning. He builds a case for a new way of seeing and building suburbia, complete with theoretical underpinning and a basis for design. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Town and Townscape

By: Sharp, Thomas

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1968

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004575

ISBN: 0719517990

Condition: Good


Red cloth with title in silver on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. Previous owners name at top of title page. Light sunning to edges of text throughout. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 156pp. Many b/w illustrations. In this book the author analyses the elements of character and individuality in a town, and what it is that makes for good town building. He also writes about two problems he considere... View more info

The Night Climbers of Cambridge

By: Symington, Noel Howard (Whipplesnaith)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1937

Seller ID: 002896

Condition: Fair


Reprint (November, 1937) of the October 1937 first edition. Black cloth with titles in blue on spine. Condition: Fair to good, covers have general shelfwear with the titles on the spine being rubbed and dulled, so that it is quite hard to make out the title. Light foxing and soiling to endpapers. Previous owners name in pencil on front pastedown. Binding sound, text clean, with occasional very light foxing. 183pp.Many b/w photographic plates. Scarce. Wonderfully eccentri... View more info

John Nash & the Village Picturesque

By: Temple, Nigel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Alan Sutton Publishing: 1979

Seller ID: 002733

ISBN: 0904387240

Condition: Very Good


Navy blue cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with a hint of sunning to inner flaps of jacket. 176pp. plus 104 b/w plates. This book focuses on the work of three men, Humphrey Repton, John Nash and George Repton, assistant to Nash and son of Humphrey. This book outlines the aesthetic climate in which they worked and analyses Blaise Hamlet in detail, cottage by cottage, as w... View more info

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Small Houses & Bungalows: Plans and Photographs of Architect-Designed Dwellings

By: The Builder

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Builder: 0

Seller ID: 004548

Condition: Good


Undated, but late 1940's.Softcover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and soiling to covers. The covers have separated from the text. No inscriptions. 22pp Many sepia illustrations. This magazine illustrates a variety of immediately post-war houses and bungalows built in Britain, and includes designs by Arcon, Nuttall, Sir Guy Dawber R.A., Kenneth Lindy & Partners, and Clifford E Culpin. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info