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 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.
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.