In a series of interrelated essays, this book describes the British Library and the issues surrounding its design, construction, purpose and place in the architectural canon. Examining the experience of the building together with its form, these essays explore the ideas and aspirations behind its conception and its construction, offering insight into this striking, controversial, and stimulating building. For artists, architects and building professionals interested in the current debates concerning architecture and our culture, The Architecture of the British Library at St. Pancras is a stimulating read.
|Size: ||16.8 MB|
|Publisher: ||Taylor & Francis|
|Date published: || 2004|
|ISBN: ||2370005468449 (EPUB)|