'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
How we deal with land has far-reaching implications for architecture and urban development. The last decade has seen a dramatic rise in the privatization of urban land and in speculation. Many European cities that today find themselves under extreme development pressure have virtually no land left to build on. In view of the acute housing shortage, the issue of who owns the land is therefore more relevant than ever: To what extent are we able to treat the land as a common good and guard it from
The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the international sensation Cabin Porn
Initially created by a group of friends as an online scrapbook, Cabin Porn became a phenomenon following the publication of the first volume of photographs of hand-made homes in breathtaking natural landscapes around the world.
This new book delves deeper into the best-loved homes featured on the blog over the last ten years, offering close-ups of the stunning architecture and interior design that make them truly rem
Offers a collection of photography of rural escapes and inspiring stories of people who've created their dream home. This book is an invitation to slow down, take a deep breath, and enjoy the beauty and serenity that happens when nature meets simple craft.
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.
Provides an overview of ecological design and planning for landscape architects. This title explores the concepts and themes important to the contemporary practice of ecological design and planning in a highly accessible and richly illustrated format. It examines the relationships between ecological design theory and design methods.
Quality of life, a healthy environment and sound development are closely linked. By considering environmental factors at all stages of the planning, design and development process, living conditions in settlements and housing programmes can be significantly improved.
In this Very Short Introduction Christina Riggs explores the visual arts produced in Egypt over a span of some 4,000 years. Describing the context and stories behind the objects that fill our museums and galleries, from sculpture and magical implements to whole buildings, Riggs explores the relationship between the ancient world and our own.