'An extraordinary achievement . . . gripping, grim and witty' Robert MacFarlane
'A kind of apocalyptic Super Size Me, in which the author force feeds himself a steady diet of paranoia, conspiracy, eschatology and end-times architecture' The Guardian
Today, the bunker has become the extreme expression of our greatest fears: from pandemics to climate change and nuclear war. And once you look, it doesn't take long to start seeing bunkers everywhere.
In Bunker, acclaimed urban explorer and c
The 12th edition of Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook remains THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice, techniques and regulations representing both traditional procedures and modern developments are included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to bu
Discover the architectural gems that are Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations in this Sunday Times top 10 bestseller
'This is a cracker . . . a beautiful book' Chris Evans
It is the scene for our hopeful beginnings and our intended ends, and the timeless experiences of coming and going, meeting, greeting and parting. It is an institution with its own rituals and priests, and a long-neglected aspect of Britain's architecture. And yet so little do we look at the railway station.
Simon Jenkins h
Even though the Anglo-Boer War of 1899–1902 ended more than 110 years ago, no extensive study on the sites of remembrance of this war that covers the country as a whole and is based on methodological research has thus far been published. This book is aimed at filling that void. This is a study of commemorative sites with a difference.
Biomimicry in Architecture is a comprehensive guide to how the natural world can be a source of inspiration for architects and designers alike. Topics covered include structures, materials, waste, water, thermal control, light and energy.
Designs for gardens and landscapes need to contain accurate information to ensure that both the designer's intent is clear and to enable the highest quality constructions. This book contains the elements most often used when detailing surfaces, with key information on standards, guidance and construction that the practitioner must be aware of. Alongside the text are 2D and 3D images with suggestions of measurements, design considerations and materials.
Key topics covered in this book are:
In this wonderfully original, intensely personal yet deeply analytical work, Carli Coetzee argues that difference and disagreement can be forms of activism to bring about social change, inside and outside the teaching environment.
Learn Revit Architecture with an engaging, real-world continuous step-by-step tutorial This Autodesk Official Press book helps you become proficient with Autodesk's popular building information modeling software using an innovative continuous tutorial.
An integral part of the renowned beauty of South Africa's Southwestern Cape are the Cape Dutch houses that date back 200 to 300 years. This historical and photographic record explores 150 old houses, paying tribute to the architects and craftsmen who created them.