From the remains of the Roman amphitheatre to the soaring glass structures of the 21st century city, London offers a unique architectural experience. This revised and expanded, authoritative guide takes the reader through almost 2,000 years of the Capital’s architectural history. Each chapter contains readily accessible examples of buildings of every period set in their historical context.
The book includes nine detailed walks with easy to follow maps. Also featured are some of the many shops, bars and restaurants in London of architectural interest.
This guide is the first to deal with the subject chronologically while also giving ideas about how to explore the Capital’s architecture. It will be of interest to any visitor to London with a fascination for architecture and history.
"I can heartily recommend Marianne Butler’s handy and accesible guide to anyone who wishes to explore London’s unique architectural landscape."
Maxwell Hutchinson (architect & broadcaster)
Format: 150mm x 150mm, 392pp, over 200 photos and area maps
Author: Marianne Butler