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Architectour Guide London: The Urban Explorer's Guide: 2018: 1: Volume

Author/EditorDuran, Virginia (Author)
Giblin, Alison (Author)
Architectour (Author)
Publisher: Architectour
ISBN: 9781527228924
Pub Date01/01/2019
BindingHardback
Pages340
Dimensions (mm)147(h) * 217(w) * 32(d)
$94.58
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Availability: 4 In Stock
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The new series of city guides by Architectour brings to life the lost essence of travel and discovery. A compilation of exciting places – known and not so known – arranged in an innovative way: a continuous scenic itinerary, which is fun to follow and is full of quirks and surprises along the way. Hand-drawn sketches by architect and author Virginia Duran are the personal touch of the book, revealing the essential without spoiling what is a travelling delight: our first impression of a place.

The first guide, Volume 1, captures London’s spirit through 290 fascinating locations. From Brutalist architecture to glass skyscrapers, religious architecture to five-star hotels, known museums and monuments to hidden gems and a handful of inspiring places for content creators. Architectour London is a fine and highly curated list of places, anecdotes and insightful tips that will help you tailor your urban explorations in a way you haven't done before.

These guides aim to record, honour and reclaim the significant, forgotten and sometimes overlooked locations of each city. With a total of 402 pages, Architectour London is designed for the architectural traveller. The hardcover and premium-sewn binding will protect your book during your urban adventures and 3 bookmark ribbons will help you keep track of your favourite places. Additionally, the book comes with a box and a folded map. The high quality cloth binding has London’s urban grid embossed on the cover.

The new series of city guides by Architectour brings to life the lost essence of travel and discovery. A compilation of exciting places – known and not so known – arranged in an innovative way: a continuous scenic itinerary, which is fun to follow and is full of quirks and surprises along the way. Hand-drawn sketches by architect and author Virginia Duran are the personal touch of the book, revealing the essential without spoiling what is a travelling delight: our first impression of a place.

The first guide, Volume 1, captures London’s spirit through 290 fascinating locations. From Brutalist architecture to glass skyscrapers, religious architecture to five-star hotels, known museums and monuments to hidden gems and a handful of inspiring places for content creators. Architectour London is a fine and highly curated list of places, anecdotes and insightful tips that will help you tailor your urban explorations in a way you haven't done before.

These guides aim to record, honour and reclaim the significant, forgotten and sometimes overlooked locations of each city. With a total of 402 pages, Architectour London is designed for the architectural traveller. The hardcover and premium-sewn binding will protect your book during your urban adventures and 3 bookmark ribbons will help you keep track of your favourite places. Additionally, the book comes with a box and a folded map. The high quality cloth binding has London’s urban grid embossed on the cover.

Virginia Durán is a licensed Architect and Urban Planner from Madrid, Spain. She completed her studies at Universidad Politécnica (Madrid), Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) and Università degli studi Roma Tre (Rome). Virginia has always been passionate about history and great architecture. Over the past ten years, she has visited more than forty countries and created 35 city guides – which can be downloaded for free on her blog. She believes in traveling as a means to understand societies, question the environment and find answers. Now as a full-time author, she is on a mission to map the world’s architecture in search of solutions to our building challenges.

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