Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular

Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular

Author: Peter Guillery

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136943140

Category: Architecture

Page: 224

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This book extends the concept of British vernacular architecture beyond its traditional base of pre-modern domestic and industrial architecture to embrace other buildings such as places of worship, villas, hospitals, suburban semis and post-war mass housing. Engaging with wider issues of social and cultural history, this book is of use to anyone with an interest in architectural history. Presented in an essentially chronological sequence, from the medieval to the post-war, diverse fresh viewpoints in the chapters of this book reinforce understanding of how building design emerges not just from individual agency, that is architects, but also from the collective traditions of society.
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Language: en
Pages: 242
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Pages: 233
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Pages: 291
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Language: en
Pages: 776
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Categories: Architecture
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Pages: 501
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