London's Contemporary Architecture: An Explorer's Guide by Ken Allinson,Victoria Thornton

By Ken Allinson,Victoria Thornton

London is a residing architectural exhibition. This attempted and relied on moveable advisor might help you in finding your method round one of many world’s most fun towns, supplying architectural reports and insights into London’s best modern architecture.

  • features greater than four hundred structures together with key venues from the 2012 Olympic Park

  • provides a great complete color photographic checklist of the capital

  • aids navigation of the city’s maximum architectural attractions with a transparent map-based layout

  • considers each one district in flip, opting for the constructions such a lot invaluable vacationing, and supplying crucial details and insights into each

  • includes a wide scale, moveable, light-weight map, to be used while strolling the tours

Jam jam-packed with the author’s intimate architectural adventure and data of London’s constructions, the accompanying remark is either energetic and interesting, offering the entire info that any architectural explorer might want to relish and adventure London’s modern architecture.

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