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London: On the Road Architecture Guides

Edited by Andrea Nastri
By (author) Giuliana Vespere


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  • The second edition of this contemporary guide to the architecture of London featuring new insights and new itineraries
  • Includes general information about London, and useful tips for travellers
  • The book's jacket opens into a map, marking the locations of the architectural works and interesting sites to visit
Full Description

This publication is the second edition of the London Architecture Guide and features new insights and new itineraries. The architectural and cultural expansion of the largest city in Western Europe is constantly evolving, confirming year after year its multi-ethnic and innovative soul. The city presents itself as a set of extraordinary buildings, created by internationally renowned architects, which coexist harmoniously, unmistakably characterising its skyline. The itineraries featured include about 80 architectural works, both historical and contemporary, which are fully illustrated with images, drawings and descriptions, and are marked on the front of the map with a reference number corresponding to the section in the book and the icon on the back of the map. The guide also provides information about museums, libraries, institutions, movie theatres, restaurants and gathering places.

Among others, the project selection includes works by Allies and Morrison, Arup Associates, Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Avery Associates, Foster + Partners, Grimshaw Architects, Herzog & De Meuron, James Stirling, Jestico + Whiles, John Mc Aslan + Partners, Stanton Williams, OMA, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Richard Rogers Partnership, Stanton Williams Architects, Studio Daniel Libeskind, Wilkinson Eyre Architects, Zaha Hadid Architects.

About the Author

Andrea Nastri, architect and journalist, is involved in research in modern and contemporary architecture and collaborates with Italian and international magazines and publishing houses specialised in this field.

Giuliana Vespere, architect, has written articles and essays on contemporary architecture published in specialised books and magazines.

Forma Edizioni
16th Nov 2020
Paperback / softback
160 mm x 115 mm
224 Pages
97 color, 84 b&w
Name of series
On the Road Architecture Guides
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