Traditional Buildings of Britain
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|Format: ||Hardback, 208 pages|
|Other Information: ||133 b-w|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 June 2004|
The third edition contains a completely new and exciting chapter on the Vernacular Revival, which carries the story forward from the nineteenth to the late twentieth century, and is illustrated with Dr Brunskill's fine drawings, a feature of the books since the original publication. In addition, the Bibliography has been brought up to date, the Preface has been revised and a number of photographs have been replaced.
Is the standard book on traditional buildings (also known as vernacular architecture) and is core stock. Dr Brunskill is a leading authority, high respected. Contains an important new chapter on the Vernacular Revival. Has over 500 photographs and line drawings. Is of great interest to the general public as well as to architect, planners and conservationists.
About the Author
Dr Brunskill is the acknowledged authority on vernacular architecture and author of the definitive book on the subject Traditional Buildings of Britain. He was born in Cumbria and now lives in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
"Ron Brunskill is the recognised authority on the history of vernacular building in Britain" Building Conservation Journal "Obligatory reading for architectural enthusiasts" British Heritage"