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Designs on Democracy: Architecture and the Public in Interwar London

Shasore, Neal (Head of School, Head of S
Designs on Democracy provides an ambitious revision of how we understand the pivotal period of the formation of the profession of architecture in twentieth century Britain, spanning the excitable discussions about the reconstruction of the profession for a democratic age after WWI, and the reconstruction and planning following WWII.
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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts, Updated Edition

Susskind, Richard (Honorary Professor, F
With a new preface outlining the most recent critical developments, this updated edtion of The Future of the Professions predicts how technology will transform the work of doctors, teachers, architects, lawyers, and many others in the 21st century, and introduces the people and systems that may replace them.
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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering

Gorse, Christopher
The most up-to-date dictionary of its kind. In over 8,000 entries, it covers the key areas of construction and civil engineering, construction technology and practice, construction management techniques and processes, as well as legal aspects such as contracts and procurement.
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Mr Barry's War: Rebuilding the Houses of Parliament after the Great Fire of 1834

Shenton, Caroline (Director of the Parli
The saga of the epic battle to re-build the Houses of Parliament after the great fire of 1834, this is also the story of how the greatest construction programme in Britain for centuries produced one of the most famous and instantly recognizable buildings ever built
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Modern Architecture

Colquhoun, Alan
Presents an account of international modernism, exploring the complex motivations behind this revolutionary movement and assessing its triumphs and failures. The work of the main architects of the movement such as, Frank Lloyd Wright, Adolf Loos, and Mies van der Rohe is re-examined, shedding light on their roles as acknowledged masters.
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Unlocking the Church: The lost secrets of Victorian sacred space

Whyte, William (Professor of Social and
Unlocking the Church is the story of a revolution. The Victorians transformed how churches were understood, experienced, and built. Initially controversial, this revolution was so successful that it has now been forgotten. Yet it still shapes our experience of church buildings and also helps make sense of what we should do with them now.
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Modern Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Sharr, Adam (Professor of Architecture,
Adam Sharr tells the story of how modern architecture developed and produced its powerful cultural images. Considering the new building materials and techniques which shaped the movement, such as innovations in steel and concrete and the advent of air conditioning, he concludes by asking whether contemporary architecture remains modern at heart.
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London in the Roman World

Perring, Dominic (Director of the UCL Ce
This original study draws on the results of latest archaeological discoveries to describe London's Roman origins. It offers a wealth of new information from one of the world's richest and most intensively studied archaeological sites.
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Aesthetics: A Very Short Introduction

Nanay, Bence (Professor of Philosophy an
Bence Nanay introduces aesthetics, a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste. Looking beyond traditional artistic experiences, he defends the topic from accusations of elitism, and shows how more everyday experiences such as the pleasure in a soft fabric or falling leaves can become the subject of aesthetics.
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