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Fenomenalna knjiga sa preko 600 fotografija, sa mapama, projektnim crtežima, dosta stranica se otvara, radi većeg formata fotografija i projekata.
London: Atlas of Architecture: Historical Atlas of Architecture by Alejandro Bahamon
Title:London: Atlas of Architecture
Publisher:Pavilion Books, 2007
- Stunning visual guide to London`s architecture from Roman ruins to Richard Rodgers
- Gives historical development plus details of hundreds of London buildings
- Over 600 photographs, historical maps, paintings and drawings
- Written in a very accessible language for all Londoners and visitors
A stunning visual guide to London`s architectural history, both the city`s heart and its individual boroughs. The book is a unique introduction to the buildings – from Roman remains to Richard Rodgers – of one of the world`s greatest cities with hundreds of modern photographs, historical maps, paintings and drawings. It is divided into three sections. Section One, Chronology, covers the city`s historical development from Muralla romana in 220 to 30 St Mary Axe in the 21st century. Section Two is arranged by boroughs – the City, Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, etc, and includes the outlying boroughs of the East, West and North and South as far as Merton and Sutton. Section Three is called Types of Buildings and has features on the monuments of London, its banks, churches, museums, palaces, bridges, hotels and theatres. Throughout the book hundreds of buildings are highlighted and illustrated plus 10 gatefolds give an indepth study of such sites as the British Museum and Bankside Power Station. The book gives you get a insight into so many buildings Londoners pass every day whether at home in the suburbs or in the heart of the city.
The book looks at all possible angles of London`s architecture so you can fully understand and appreciate it: from the architecture that sprung up after the Great Fire in 1666 to the development of terraced housing in the Chronology section; from the transformation of royal hunting grounds to Royal Parks (St James Park) in the Boroughs section, to understanding 1960s Brutalist architecture in the Types of Buildings section.
There’s plenty of tomes on the market describing our city’s buildings. A search on Amazon for the term ‘London architecture’ yields 1070 results. Into this crowded marketplace - one of the few not designed by Horace Jones - steps the London Atlas of Architecture.
It’s a highly visual guide with up to eight photographs per page and plenty of maps. Section one is a chronology of architecture, spanning 1800 years from the Roman wall to the Gherkin. True megastars, such as St Pauls, the Palace of Westminster and, yes, that Gherkin again, get there own special pull out sections where the design is covered in more depth.
The second section takes Greater London by borough, and highlights some of the regional buildings not covered in the general chronology.
The final chunk of the book arranges buildings by theme, such as stations, churches and museums. Best-in-class are again given pull out pages where the reader can find out more.
As a visual and structured introduction to the bricks and mortar we call London, this book impresses, and would make the perfect present for someone new to the city. For the more familiar citizen, it adds little other than slick presentation to a well-trodden subject.