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Architecture: A Spotter's Guide
- Paperback - Saraband
Confused about the difference between Baroque and Rococo? Curious about the latest architectural trends such as organic houses and critical regionalism? This title takes you on a whirlwind tour of our rich and varied architectural heritage.
Minaret: Symbol Of Islam
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
This series offers readers easy access to the most up-to-date research across the whole range of Islamic art. It is a forum for studies that, while closely focused, also open wide horizons.
The Castles Of Glasgow And The Clyde
- Paperback - Goblinshead
This book offers in-depth coverage of Glasgow and the Clyde, Lanarkshire, Strathkelvin, Dunbartonshire and Renfrew. Care has been taken to cover every castle in the area and provide detailed information on the history of ownership and the site.
Scotland's Best Castles And Stately Homes
- Paperback - Goblinshead
This title features the best castles, historic houses, royal palaces and stately homes in Scotland. The book includes detailed entries with location, description, ownership, plans, and drawings.
Decoding Scottish Buildings
- Paperback - Birlinn
Scotland has a huge and diverse amount of built heritage spanning hundreds of years. 'Decoding Scottish Buildings' is an informative companion to Scottish architecture that allows anyone to appreciate buildings with regards to their ages, styles, influences and functions.
Glasgow Central Station: Through Time
- Paperback - Amberley
The larger of the two railway stations in Glasgow, Glasgow Central is the busiest station in Scotland and the busiest in the UK outside of London, used by some 38 million people annually. Glasgow Central, however, is also a category A listed building. Originally opened in August 1879, the station became a landmark in Glasgow following a rebuild between 1901 and 1905 supervised by Caledonian Railway chief engineer Donald Matheson. This selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Glasgow Central Station has changed and developed over the last century.
One Great George Street: The Headquarters Building Of The Institution Of Civil Engineers
- Hardback - Whittles
This title is the most thorough study yet undertaken of the headquarters building of the Institution of Civil Engineers in Great George Street, London, SW1. It considers how the building visually represents the authority of the profession and discusses not only the architecture and technology of the building but also the social relationships that underpin the structure.
Rosslyn Chapel Decoded: New Interpretations Of A Gothic Enigma
- Paperback - Watkins Publishing
Rosslyn Chapel is a deeply enigmatic 15th-century Gothic masterpiece, situated near Edinburgh. Although generally referred to as a 'chapel' and acting as a local parish church these days, Rosslyn is actually much more than either - and in fact most people who have studied the site in detail come to the conclusion that those who created the structure in the 15th century were not, in reality, intent on building a Christian church at all. In fact, nothing at Rosslyn is what it seems.
Ayrshire And Arran
- Hardback - Yale University Press
'Ayrshire and Arran', part of 'The Buildings of Scotland' series, offers a guide to the wide variety of architecture that the region has to offer.
The Scottish Country House
- Hardback - Thames & Hudson
'The Scottish Country House' chronicles a remarkable group of houses and castles that have survived the vicissitudes of Scotland's turbulent history and are still in the hands of their original families.