Автор: Graham Byfield Название: London Sketchbook ISBN: 981406811X ISBN-13(EAN): 9789814068116 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2853 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The essence of London, both grand and intimate in scale, is captured beautifully in this book of over 150 watercolour paintings and pencil drawings
Автор: Taintor Anne Название: London Society Fashion 1905 - 1925 ISBN: 1851778314 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851778317 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 3430 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 'The V&A is an invaluable resource for costume designers. I was fortunate to be able to look at some of the clothes in the Heather Firbank collection when I was researching for the first series of Downton Abbey - these were fine examples and particularly relevant.' Susannah Buxton, EMMY award-winning costume designer for Downton Abbey (Series 1 & 2) Over 80 years ago, Heather Firbank packed away her extensive collection of fine clothes, bought from London's very best dressmakers and tailors. These treasures lay undiscovered for the next 30 years, until after her death, they were given to the V&A, laying the foundations for the Museum's world-famous collection. Firbank was an enthusiastic shopper and bought her clothes from the world's leading couture houses, including Lucile, Redfern and Mascotte, as well as private dressmakers and department stores. Her collection forms an invaluable record of fashionable Edwardian taste over a period of some 15 years. Beautifully illustrated with new photography of finely crafted evening gowns, tailored suits and glamorous hats, the book also features contemporary photographs and pages from Heather's own albums of fashion cuttings. It vividly maps out the London couture scene of Edwardian Britain, and charts changes in fashion through the tumultuous first decades of the twentieth century. Through the story of Heather's own life, both joyous and troubled, this book celebrates the central role of clothing in creating a single woman's identity.
Автор: Wheeler, Emily Название: Creative Living: London ISBN: 0500516979 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500516973 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: от 2281 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: London is the world's leading creative hub, aided by the winning combination of British sophistication and capital cosmopolitanism not to mention the energy generated by the Olympic Games and talents from around the world make the city their home. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the spaces in which they dwell. The thirty-four houses in Creative Living London are arranged by location West to East taking in the city's grooviest, on-the-edge neighbourhoods, from Shoreditch to Shepherds Bush, London Fields to Hampstead Heath. Whether in a charming mews cottage, converted piano factory, even a revamped fire station, London's creatives are injecting funkiness and bright ideas into their highly individualistic and inspirational interiors.
Автор: Stanley Schuler Название: Architectural details from victorian homes ISBN: 0764318292 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764318290 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 6097 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Explore a golden age in architecture when architects, builders, and homeowners let their imaginations run wild. If you are thinking about renovating, remodeling, or building a Victorian home, this book will show you how the architectural features characteristic of turn-of-the-20th century architecture were used. Here are richly detailed gingerbread trims, towers, encircling porches, balconies, cornices, belvederes, large porte-cocheres, bay windows, ornamental ironwork, elaborate chimneys, and much more. All who love Victorian architecture will be informed and inspired by over 300 full color photographs of historical architectural details found here.
Описание: The magnificent country houses built in Britain between 1890 and 1939 were the last monuments to a vanishing age. Many of these great mammoths of domestic architecture were unsuited to the changes in economic and social priorities that followed the two world wars, and rapidly became extinct. Those that survive, however, provide tangible evidence of the life and death of an extraordinarily prosperous age.
Originally published in 1980, long out of print and now thoroughly revised and reillustrated, this book recounts the architectural and social history of the era, describing the clients, the architects, the styles and accoutrements of the country houses. The people who could afford them - the Carnegies, the Astors, the Leverhulmes - had grown rich by exploiting the new economic opportunities of the age, and the houses they built in the years before the First World War reflect the desire for two contrasting ways of life. The social country house was the setting for the opulent world associated with Edward VII. The romantic country house was simpler, more genuinely rural, for those who wanted to be in closer contact with the countryside and the vanishing rural crafts, or who wanted an idyll of the past that did not suggest the world of the motor car. These traditions lost coherence after the war, and the period ended with a number of spectacular, and often eccentric, houses. Some of the most remarkable were those that not only replicated the look of old buildings, but used genuinely old materials and even incorporated whole Tudor buildings moved from other places.
Clive Aslet writes of the immense changes in the way country houses of this period were lived in and used. The shortage of servants, aggravated by the First World War, spurred numerous developments in the technology of the country house - vacuum cleaners, washing machines, telephones and central heating were called upon to replace the army of servants who never returned from the trenches or the factories. Interior decorators, becoming increasingly in vogue, developed the style Louis Seize into the last word in Edwardian chic. Gardens came to be seen as integral to the concept of the country house and reconciled formal planning with informal planting.
This fascinating world, so popularly depicted in Downton Abbey, can now be viewed from a new perspective. The Edwardian Country House will enlighten and entertain all those interested in glimpsing the lost life style of another age.
Описание: This book is the result of pioneering research work at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM, German Museum of Architecture) in Frankfurt-on-the-Main. Investigated is the architectural model as distinct means and method of creating and presenting architecture or architectural ideas and concepts, rather than the model merely representing a specific building e.g. as part of an architect's oeuvre. While architectural photography and drawing has been subject of countless exhibitions and publications, no comparable research on the architectural model has been done so far. This book coincides with an exhibition at the DAM in summer 2012. The authors and curators have drawn from the museum's own vast collection of models created by over 400 architects from 25 countries. The book presents 100 models, featuring works of renowned architects such as Norman Foster, Arata Isozaki, Louis I. Kahn, Rem Koolhaas, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frei Otto, Aldo Rossi, Skidmore Owings & Merrill and James Stirling. The images are complemented by detailed descriptions of each item and by comprehensive essays on the results of the entire research project.
Автор: Cleave, John Название: Royal London ISBN: 9814385425 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789814385428 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1138 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: London is the royal capital of the world. Nowhere else is steeped in such regal riches. Royalty can be read about in history books, watched in colourful ceremonies and wondered at in lively gossip columns. But most of all, the royal city can be seen and understood in its wonderful, diverse architecture. Using his own unique method of turning photographs into works of art, the highly creative architectural photographer John Cleave continues Editions Didier Millets innovative Sketchbook series by focusing on the citys royal buildings. Here, dating back many centuries, are the glorious palaces of kings and queens, their places of worship and repose, the parks they laid out and the institutions they patronised. Whether in public spaces or in private corners, royalty has stamped its mark right across the city. This isnt just the London of tourists. It is the place Londoners know and love, too, and John Cleaves beautiful pictures evoke Royal Londons finest details, its quiet confidence and its enduring majesty.
Автор: Zell, Mo Название: The Architectural Drawing Course ISBN: 0500287287 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500287286 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1709 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Offers advice on the principles, practice and techniques of architectural design. This book introduces the reader to the visual language of architecture, encouraging them to think spatially and question the built environment. It is intended for architecture students, and those interested in the creative side of architecture.
Название: London Street Art ISBN: 3791336746 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791336749 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 1142 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Shot in a riot of color by press photographer Alex MacNaughton, this work presents a spectrum of writers and graffiti artists from crews all over London, including Hoxton, Shoreditch, Camden, and Hackney. Providing a record of the best artists on the London scene, it captures pieces that last only a matter of hours or days before they are removed.
Автор: Stoeltie, Barbara Название: London Interiors ISBN: 2080201816 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782080201812 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1713 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Barbara and Rene Stoeltie take readers on a diverse and personalized journey through London in this selection of the most elegant, quirky, bold, and original residences of the capital city. Take a tour through the homes of the interior design elite, from Christopher Gibbss classic English home on Cheyne Walk to David Gills cavernous renovated glove factory in Vauxhall; from Gabrielle Crosss extensive collection of inherited art to Sera Hersham-Loftuss ultra-feminine Victorian house in St. Johns wood; and from Anthony Redmiles antique-filled abode to Duggy Fieldss post-modernist art collection housed in Earls Court. Readers can integrate ideas into their own home, as the Stoelties, true connoisseurs of the world of interior decoration, dissect the style of each home in concise and enlightening texts accompanied by exquisite photography. This volume presents an exclusive array of London homes that perfectly reflects the diversity and eclecticism of the citys inhabitants and will also provide a source of inspiration for contemporary interiors.
Описание: From the charm of Portmeirion in North-West Wales, to the eccentricity of La Scarzuola of Montegabbione, Umbria, with its musical staircase and transparent pyramid, this book explores follies, extravagant structures erected for amusement or diversion - and occasionally for the residence - of inspired patrons and artists throughout Europe.
Автор: Ballard Bell, Victoria Название: Materials for Architectural Design 2 ISBN: 1780670893 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781780670898 Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 3430 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: As architecture and design programmes throughout the world break out of the classroom and adopt the holistic methods of design/build programs, Materials for Architectural Design 2 is a survey that bridges the gap between construction materials and design sensibility. Authors Victoria Ballard Bell and Patrick Rand have revisited the format of their award-winning first volume and present sixty new case studies of materials put to imaginative use by todays brightest architects. Bell and Rand introduce each material type - glass, concrete, wood, metal, plastic and masonry units - with new text describing its history and significance. Accessible case studies highlight recent advances in design and construction around the world - from a wooden church in Finland (JKMM Architects) and hand-crafted bamboo huts in Thailand (TYIN Tegnetsue Architects) to a bank encased in a glass shroud in Denmark (Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects) and a museum faced with thousands of multicoloured ceramic rods in Germany (Sauerbruch Hutton). In a materials landscape that constantly changes to meet the demands of contemporary designers, Materials for Architectural Design 2 is an up-to-date guide to the best and most exciting materials at their disposal.
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