Author: Greg Young

Publisher: NewSouth

ISBN: 9781742248776

Category: HISTORY

Page: 325

View: 998

The first major history of Paddington -- Sydney's celebrated heritage suburb -- in forty yearsThis first major history of Paddington in forty years provides a fresh and revealing perspective on this celebrated heritage suburb in Sydney -- one of the largest and most intact Victorian enclaves in the world. Leading historians and specialists explore the makeup of Paddington's diverse community -- including its Indigenous, colonial, post-war migrant, bohemian and LGBTQ residents, and a succession of gentrifiers -- and discuss the evolution of the suburb's unique architecture and landscape.
London's Contemporary Architecture

Author: Ken Allinson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136347054

Category: Architecture

Page: 270

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London is a living architectural exhibition. This handy pocket guide: * aids navigation of the city’s greatest sights with a clear map-based format * features more than 260 buildings, with full notes and references * provides a superb full colour photographic record of the capital London's Contemporary Architecture is a practical and highly illustrated guide to the best modern buildings. Now in its fourth edition, this location-based book has been fully updated to cover the latest additions to the London skyline. This guide looks at London district by district. It identifies the buildings most worth visiting and offers essential information about the selected architectural gems. Packed with fascinating informative commentary and useful location maps, it also includes examples of London's finer older buildings that are found near to the key contemporary sites.
St Mary's

Author: Elsbeth Heaman

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 9780773525139

Category: Medical

Page: 555

View: 654

An invaluable collection of major thinkers for students and teachers of film and philosophy.
Grand Hotels

Author: Elaine Denby

Publisher: Reaktion Books

ISBN: 1861891210

Category: Architecture

Page: 304

View: 928

From its beginnings as the humble inn, the hotel has undergone enormous changes over the centuries. Elaine Denby charts the development of the Grand Hotel and how it has kept pace with technological innovations.